Donald Waskom Sturgeon



Donald Waskom Sturgeon, 96 of Brownstown, IN, passed away at 7:00 AM on Sunday, August 22, 2021, at his home. Don was born on January 1, 1925, in Tampico, Indiana, he is the son of Guy A. Sturgeon and Adah (Waskom) Sturgeon. He was a 1942 Tampico High School graduate.

Don served in the United States Army enlisting on April 3, 1943, served during WW II and was honorably discharged on December 4, 1945. He was employed at Cummins engine company for 38 years. Don was a member of Tampico Christian Church.

On May 24, 1946, in Jeffersonville, IN he married Sadie (Maxie) Sturgeon who passed away on August 27, 2015.

Survivors include 4 children, David Sturgeon of Brownstown, IN, Roger (Cassandra) Sturgeon of North Vernon, IN, Frieda Sturgeon Fentress of Taylorsville, KY, and Michael (Debbie) Sturgeon of Englewood, FL, 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren, 1 brother, Roland (Anita) Sturgeon of Salem, IN, and 1 sister, Brenda Wright of Brownstown, IN.

He was also preceded in death by 1 son Danny Sturgeon, 1 sister, Eileen McCulley, and 2 brothers, Roger Sturgeon and Gene Sturgeon.

Pastor Randy King conducted funeral services at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Adams Family Funeral Homes & Crematory in Crothersville with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery. Family and friends visited on Friday, August 27, 2021, from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and after 10:00 AM on Saturday, all at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be given to Tampico Christian Church c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229. Log onto for online condolences.