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By ERIC SHIELDS
Correspondent 

Donald E. Witherspoon Memorial Basketball Court Dedicated

 

August 25, 2022

Eric Shields

The Witherspoon family poses in front of the Donald E. Witherspoon Memorial Basketball Court at the dedication ceremony of the court.

"Don Witherspoon was a man of few words but can be described by so many. A man of honor, distinction, of courage, of dedication, of perseverance, a man connected to his roots, a servant-leader," said Andrae Holsey, president of the Blair County NAACP.

"My brother wasn't about a pat on the back. He wasn't about tooting his own horn. He was only trying to do God's will," Jerry Witherspoon said about his brother.

"Every time I saw him, anytime we were together, we always hugged and I always said, 'I love you, brother.'" said PA State Representative of the 80th District Jim Gregory.

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