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Donald Dale Tolles

February 16, 1936 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 85)


Donald Dale Tolles, 85 of Clarksburg passed away on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at his residence.  He was born February 16, 1936 in Omaha, NE, son of the late Charles and Violet Hallberge Tolles.  Donald served his country in the United States Marines during the Korean War.  He retired as a machine operator in Cleveland, OH. He was an avid Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and Chicago Cubs fan. He loved going to his grandchildren’s sporting events and spending time with his dogs and family. Donald is survived by his four children, John Allen Gregory, Kimberly Sue Nelson and Paul, Robert David Gregory and Katherine all of Clarksburg, James Franklin Gregory and Niki, Geneva, OH; thirteen grandchildren, Spence (Nicole) Kepic, Whitney (Justin) Myers, Gregory Nelson, Preston Nelson, Emily Nine, Merissa Gregory, Glenn Gregory, Amilyah Nelson, Nora Gregory, Noah Nelson, Robert Nelson, April Gregory and Iona Fuller; three great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn “Sue” McCauley Tolles; one son James Lee Gregory. Affordable Funeral and Cremation Center is handling the cremation for the Tolles family.  Online condolences can be made at

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