Donald Best • September 20, 2020



Donald Best, 75, of Cantonment, passed away September 20, 2020 at West Florida Hospital. He retired from Solutia as an Instruments Technician. He worked at Jarrell’s for the past several years until his death. Don will always be remembered as soft-spoken, caring, and patient. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing cards, and attending baseball games. He was always up for an adventure including zip-lining down Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas at age 73.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Hollis and Mamie Best; sisters, Mildred Stevens and Winniebly Best; and brothers, Carroll Best, Tony Best, Fred Best, and Sherman Best.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Brenda Lienhart Best; son, Don Best, Jr.; daughters, Donna Dunn and Sandy Pittman (Shane); grandchildren, Krystal Woodard (Roger), Scott Dunn, Kelly Dunn Culley (Kyle), Cory Pittman, Shawn Pittman, Heaven Pittman, Angel Pittman, and Emmitt Pittman; three great-grandkids; siblings, Millie Joseph, Ed Best (Eileen), and Marvin Best.

Services are scheduled for Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at Pensacola Memorial Gardens. Visitation begins at 10:00 am followed by 11:00 am funeral service. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing or You may watch the webcast live and/or for 90 days after day of service by entering this website address into the address bar of one of the compatible browsers (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on a Windows computer/phone or Safari on an Apple Mac/Iphone) and Adobe Flash Player is required.

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  1. Shannon Best says:

    Brenda we’re so sorry for the loss of Don. He was always so easy going. HE’S RESTING IN THE HEAVENLY FATHER’S ARMS and no longer in pain and suffering, RIP Don. We love you , Shannon, Tracey and Mandy.

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