Obituary: William Robert Mcdonald

February 1, 1946 – April 30, 2022

William Robert McDonald, 76, of Mitchell, died at 4:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2022, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital.

Born February 1, 1946, in Bedford, he was the son of Wilbur and Crystal Bernice (Brown) McDonald. He married Carolyn Vest on August 2, 1969, and she survives. He retired after seventeen years from Paoli Walmart. He was a member of the Popcorn Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; six children, Chris McDonald of Bedford, Patrick McDonald of Mitchell, Heather (Glen) Mattingly of Palmyra, Carmen Terry of Mitchell, Crystal (Justin) Asbery of Orleans, and Sara (Edwin) Ward of Mitchell; ten grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; one sister, Milly (Jim) Elliott of Bedford; and one niece, Elaine Elliott. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Patsy Clark.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12 noon, on Wednesday, May 4th at the Orleans Christian Church with Pastor Tom Bostic officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday, at the Orleans Christian Church.

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