Donald H. Erickson, age 83, of New Smyrna Beach, died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Halifax Hospice, Edgewater. Born in Gardner, Massachusetts to Harold and Edith Ingman Erickson; Donald came to the area in 1990 from Bow, New Hampshire.
A computer programmer in the insurance industry, Donald was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where he served as an usher, lector, property committee, finance committee and memorial committee. Donald was a volunteer for AARP as a tax aid counselor, and instructor for AARP driver safety program. An avid sports fan, he enjoyed playing basketball, baseball and was a former member of Hidden Lakes Men’s Golf Association. Donald enjoyed outdoor activities, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, badminton, archery, horseshoes, boating and gardening.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara; step daughters, Tamra Herman, of New Smyrna Beach and Karen Knight, of Wells, Maine; 2 sons, David and Robert Erickson; and 8 grandchildren.
Private service will be at a later date.
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