Dr. Donald E. O'Rourke M.D., 75, of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2007 at the Holzer Medical Center. He was born on Jan. 16, 1932 in Buford, Georgia to the late Willard and Farris Poole O'Rourke. He graduated from Buford High School in 1949, obtained his bachelor degree from Emory University in Atlanta and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Donald was a Captain in the U.S. Air Force where he was a flight surgeon. He served on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia in the OBGYN department prior to coming to Gallipolis. Dr. O'Rourke came to the Holzer Medical Center in 1967 and was in the OBGYN department for 30 years and was clinical instructor for Ohio State University Medical School. He was a member of the Fellow of American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology; Fellow of American College of Surgeons; American Fertility Society; Past President and member of Gallia County Medical Society, a long time member of the Gallia County Historical Society and Grace United Methodist Church. Surviving are four children, one daughter, Molly O'Rourke of Bogota, Columbia, three sons, Gene (Lisa) O'Rourke of Amelia, Ohio, Bruce (Lee) O'Rourke of Raleigh, NC, and Mike O'Rourke of Jordan, Minnesota; seven Grandchildren, Abigail, Emily, Garrett, Brady, Nathan, Reese and Chase; one sister, Nanette Cross of Buford, Georgia and two nephews, Wayne Cross of Ball Ground, Georgia and Sterling Cross of Buford, Georgia. Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007 at the Grace United Methodist Church Chapel with Rev. Bill Thomas officiating. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Huntington's Disease Society of America, 505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 902, New York, N.Y. 10018. Please visit www.willisfuneralhome.com to send email condolences. Submitted by Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.