Laffoon, Donald Curtis

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laffoon_donald_curtisDonald Curtis Laffoon, , 62, of Christiansburg, Va., passed away on Saturday, September 4, 2010. He was born May 14, 1948, in Roanoke, Va. to the late Curtis Paul and Virginia Hodnett Laffoon. Donald attended Virginia Tech for three years and later graduated from Virginia Western and New River Community Colleges with a degree in drafting. He retired from Danaher on May 14, 2010, as a machinist. He was also a member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Yvonne Snider Laffoon; daughter, Allyson Renee’ Laffoon Stanley and husband, Trevor; sister, Carolyn Laffoon Hunt and husband, Donald Curtis; mother-in-law, Lois Snider; nieces, Adrienne Boyd and husband, Andrew, and their children, Mary, Ryan and William, and Alisha Consroe and husband, Jeff; sistersin-law, Melissa Simmers and husband, Steve, and their daughter, Amanda Simmers, and Shelia Bond and her son, Ben Ballard; and numerous other family and friends. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Faith Missionary Baptist Church Food Pantry. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Horne Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted on Wednesday, September 8, 2010, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Horne Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Vest officiating. Interment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting