Donald Ivan Hamblen, age 84, passed away at his home in Mesa, AZ, on March 4, 2019. He was born May 30, 1934 in Big Rock, IL, the son of Clyde and Thelma (Tate) Hamblen. Don was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Robert Hamblen, sister, Ilene Hamblen, brother-in-law, William Gee, son, William Hamblen and grandson, Christopher Ryan McCarney. Survived by the love of his life for more than 30 years, Patricia Garrett, sisters, Juanita Gee and Inell Preusker, children, Cynthia (Mark) Tomasik, Gary (Jolene) Hamblen, Kevin Hamblen, Tonni Crawford, Peggy Nix, Jason Hamblen, Jody Hamblen and Jennifer Trotter.
Grandchildren, Kimberly Halsey, Robert (Judith) Gum, Kelly Anderson, Chad (Kathryn) Hamblen, Clint (Katie) Hamblen, Brandy (Todd) Overhaug, Renee’ (Doug) Keifer, Jessica (Brad) Armbruster, Keith Shultz, Jenna (Joshua) Johnson, Brandon Hamblen, William Hamblen, Brent Hamblen, Bryce Hamblen, Brayden Hamblen, Christian Hamblen, Macie Hamblen, and several great-grandchildren. Private services are pending.