Breckenridge Texan

Donald Frank Dillingham

Donald Frank Dillingham
November 12
11:06 2021

Donald Frank Dillingham, age 82, of Breckenridge, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Per his wishes, Mr. Dillingham was cremated. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to Morehart Mortuary.

Donald Frank Dillingham was born July 6, 1939, in Shackelford County, Texas, to parents Frank Dillingham and Glendene Casey Dillingham. He worked in water treatment in Midland for several years and then went to work for the state prison until his retirement. In 1993, Don married Mary Lounell SoRelle in Breckenridge. He was a member of the Elks Lodge and was an Exalted Ruler four separate times. He enjoyed playing golf and fishing. Above all, he loved his kids, grandkids and great grandkids.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Duveen Russell; and one son, Keith Dillingham.

Don is survived by his wife, Lou Dillingham of Breckenridge; one daughter, Cindy Starr of Clyde; two stepchildren, Ricky Carr and wife Pam, and Debbie Brooks, all of Breckenridge; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at

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