Donald Flagg

Obituary of Donald Joseph Flagg

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Spencer, TN-Mr. Donald Joseph Flagg Jr., age 74, passed away Wednesday April 19, 2023 at Parkridge Medical Center in Chattanooga from an extended illness.  Donald was born in Buffalo, NY on May 3, 1948 to the late Donald Joseph Flagg Sr. and Virginia Merle Kopp Flagg.

During his life Donald was a home builder, professional photographer, a mechanic, loved to garden and work in his greenhouse. He was a wood worker and built furniture and other wood crafts.  He really enjoyed metal detecting.

Donald is survived by his loving wife; Mary Etta Landreth James Flagg of the Piney Community, children; daughter; Michele R. Flagg Ardane and husband, son; Robert E. James and wife Jaime, daughter; Virginia K. Flagg Warr, son; Matthew J. James, sister; Debi K. Flagg-Remillard. Many Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren and two nephews survive.

Donald chose to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held 1:00pm Saturday May 13, 2023 at 8684 Old State Hwy 111.  There will be live music and everyone is invited.

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444