Mr. William D. “Don” Pectol, 61, of Elizabethton, passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2011 in the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital.
He was the son of the late John Ben Pectol, Jr. and Annie B Donaldson Pectol and was born in Kingsport, TN. He was a financial consultant and CPA.
He was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport. He received a degree in accounting from Clemson University and his MBA from The Ohio State University. Mr. Pectol was a past president of the Elizabethton Rotary Club and recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow of the Rotary Club. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Carter County Bank and formerly associated with North American Rayon Corporation.
He is survived by his wife of thirty-six years, Elaine Baron Pectol of the home; a daughter, Jennifer Pectol and her husband, David Sayres, Medford, MA; two grandsons, Benjamin and Adam Sayres, Medford, MA and a brother, John Ben Pectol, III, Kingsport. Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.
The funeral service for Mr. Pectol will be conducted at Noon on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 at the Tetrick Funeral Home, Chapel of Peace, Elizabethton with Dr. Jeff Gold, a friend of the family officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 10:00 AM to Noon on Wednesday prior to the service. Interment will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Wednesday in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Kingsport.
The family requests that memorials in lieu of flowers be made to the ETSU Rotary Scholarship Fund, C/O the Elizabethton Rotary Club, P.O. Box 933, Elizabethton, Tennessee, 37644 or the charity of their choice.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.