Donald Linwood Frison, 52, of Sanford, NC, formerly of New Haven, departed this life on July 8, 2021. He was born in New Haven, CT on August 29, 1968, a son of Donald Henry and the late Valerie Frison Dolphin.

With a passion to use his hands, Donald was self-employed as a general contractor, served in the U.S. Navy, and had a craft for drawing and sketching illustrations. He was a loving and kind man and will be missed by many.

He leaves to cherish loving memories, his father, Donald Henry; daughters, Donnisha L. Frison, Aimee D. Roberts and Danale L. Frison; stepfather, Danny G. Dolphin, Sr.; uncle, Wilbert “Bubba” Frison, Jr. (Brenda); siblings, Danny G. Dolphin, Jr., Jeffrey Dolphin, Angel Dolphin, Dion Henry, Renita Henry and Kuumba Seka Cobb; his companion, Dianne Baker; his best friend, Timothy Anderson; his loving pet, Precious; and a host of relatives and friends.

He is predeceased by his mother, Valerie Dolphin, and grandparents, Thelma and Wilbert Frison, Sr.

Viewing will be held, Saturday, July 17, 2021, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM, at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Interment will be private.