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Donald Lee Himes

Donald Lee Himes

May 29, 1929 - August 30, 2019
Washington Township, Michigan | Age 90


Himes, Donald. August 30, 2019. Age 90. Beloved husband of Ramona. Loving father of Kimberly and Daniel (Gail). Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Don was a proud Mason and was the Past Master (1979) of Composite Lodge No. 499, F. & A. M, where he also served as Secretary from 1981 to 1994. He was the Past Most Illustrious Grand Master (1997) of the Grand Council of Royal & Select Masons of Michigan, Grand Recorder Emeritus (1998- 2009) of the Grand Council of Royal & Select Masons of Michigan, an Associate Regent and Distinguished Brother of the Purple Cross (1987) York Rite Sovereign College of North America, Past Deputy Grand Governor (1992-1998) of the York Rite Sovereign College of North America, Past Prior (1997) Michigan Priory No. 22, KYCH, Past Thrice Potent Master (1995), Carson's Council Princes of Jerusalem, Valley of Detroit, Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry and he was Coroneted an Illustrious Brother 33 Degree. Among additional positions and memberships that he held were Past High Priest (1974) of Composite Chapter NO. NO. 178 R.A.M., currently a member of Shores Chapter No. 69, R.A.M., Past Thrice Illustrious Master (1981) of Mount Clemens Council No 8, R.& S.M., Member (1985) of Essex Council No. 12, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Past Commander (1980) of Romeo Commandery No. 55, K.T. and currently a member of Mount Clemens Commandery No. 51, Past Governor (1987) of Prince Edwin York Rite College No. 8, Charter Member and Past Grand Tall Cedar (1996) of White Pine Forest Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Past Puissant Sovereign (2007) St. Clement Conclave Red Cross of Constantine and Past Treasurer of George C. Sellars Council No. 450, Allied Masonic Degrees. Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 5th at Wujek- Calcaterra & Sons, 54880 Van Dyke Ave (at 25 Mile) from 2:00pm – 9:00pm with a funeral service at 6:00pm and Masonic service to follow. Don worked for Greyhound Bus Service for 40 years and truly enjoyed his last 18 years working at Stoney Creek Metro Park. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to the Cryptic Masons Medical Research Foundation. Share memories with the family at their "Online Guestbook" at

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