Transportation 18

Donald Franklin French

August 3, 1987 ~ May 11, 2022 (age 34)


On May 11, 2022, Donald F. French “Tig”, 34, while riding his Harley had an accident and passed. Don was the loving son of Lynn M. French and Richard Chin; cherished brother of Amy Fitzgerald & her husband Jason; dear UNCLE of Sophia, Annie, Bailey, Riley & Nathan. Beloved member of Knights’ of the Road mc. Don worked at US Mobile Kitchens as their Senior Master Technician / Master of All Trades.

Please no flowers, a memorial garden is in the plans.  If you would like to be a part of this effort, please send or give a Maryland perennial plant or a tree.  If that is not your thing you may contribute funds or your work time when the garden is put together.

On Wednesday May 11, 2022, Don as driving home about 9:30 pm south bound on Harford Rd.  The police reported that Don failed to negotiate a curve on the 10000 block (Seven Sisters area) of Harford Rd. He ran into the guard rail and no other vehicles were involved.  After seeing his bike, it looks as if he was trying to lay the bike down to walk away. There was one witness who reported the accident. Don was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead at 10:16pm.

34 short years that took forever.

Family and friends will gather to celebrate the life of Donald F. French "Tig"

Please join us June 4th starting at 1 PM to remember Don's life, share memories, hugs, laughs, and comfort during our time of grief.
The celebration will be held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church , 1131 Mace Avenue, Essex, MD in the church hall, there is no formal ceremony planned.
At approximately 4 PM all are invited to the Knights of the Road clubhouse where his club will give final honors for "Tig".
If there are any questions or you would like to contribute, please reach out to Kristi @ 443.250.3337
We encourage you to bring pictures or special written memories to share.
We are beyond appreciative of your support during this very difficult time. Please continue to keep Lynn, Amy, and family and friends in your prayers. 



You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family
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