He was born April
8, 1932, in St. Marys, to the late Raymond A. and Mary (Shindeldecker)
McDonald. On February 25, 1956, he married Ella V. (Blount) McDonald
and she preceded him in death on February 25, 2015.
Surviving are a
daughter, Teresa (Naaman) Hand Butler, Celina; two brothers, Charles
(Nancy) Maier, Celina, and Ronald (Julie) McDonald, Lima; four sisters,
Janet (Floyd) Hinton, Arizona, Ethel Marcum, Arizona, Phylis (Dan)
Donaldson, Delta, and Beverly, Boyters, Virgina; a grandson, Matthew
Butler, Celina; a granddaughter, Minta Butler, Celina; and many nieces
Also preceded in
death by two sisters, Mary K. McCormick, and Grace Nutter; three
brothers, John A., Lowell, and Ray McDonald; and a sister-in-law,
Bill served his
country in the United States Air Force. He retired from Mersman
Furniture Factory in Celina after many years of service. He was a
member of the Celina Church of Nazarene and the Celina American Legion
spending time with family, going to sporting events, music in the park,
and most of all loving his cats.
A gathering of
family and friends will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday,
May 23, 2019 at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina; where the Celina VFW and the
Celina American Legion membership services will be held at 7:00 p.m.
will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday May 24, 2019 at Celina Church of the
Nazarene, with Rev. Chris Riffle officiating.
Burial will follow
at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina, with military honors.
his honor can be made to St. Judes Hospital and/or Wounded Warrior
and/or the donor's favorite charity.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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