Donald E. Burklow 81, of Clay, KY died on Monday September 30, 2013 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY. He was retired after 20 years of service in the US Air Force. He is the son of the late Jesse McClain and Mary Frances Burklow. He was preceded in death by his wife Gwen F. Burklow and a daughter Tracey Burklow Townsend. Survivors include his 2 daughters Debra Burklow Hornback of Princeton, IN and Beverley Burklow Jones of Dixon, KY; 1 son Mark Burklow of Madisonville, KY; 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Friends may visit with family on Wednesday Oct 2, 2013 from 4-8pm at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY. There will be no service held at the funeral home, only visitation.