Donal Waites II passed away on May 22 in rural Grand County.
Donal was born December 15, 1960, in San Fernando, California to Donal and Judy Judson Waites.
Donal has been around this area for a long time with seismographing. He settled here in 1987 with Terry Bussard, and they were married on May 21, 1993.
He helped raise Terry’s two boys, Zane and Sam Bussard. Donal had a daughter, Vikki Lynn Waites, whom he lost in 2004.
Donal loved Moab. He loved to rock hound, go fishing, hiking and camping. He will be truly remembered and missed by all his family and friends who loved him very much.
He is survived by his wife, Terry; two sons, Zane and Sam; his father, Donal Waites; a sister, Sheri Browning; and many other relatives.
At Donal’s request, cremation has taken place and a celebration of Donal’s life will be held on Wednesday, May 30, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Seekhaven Chapel, 81 North 300 East.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.