Laurel C. “Mac” McDonald
September 18, 1930 ‒ January 04, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Laurel C “Mac” McDonald, age 88, of Mount Vernon passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at his home with his loving family at his side.
He was born on September 18, 1930 in Mount Vernon to the late Burlin and Marie (Zimmerman) McDonald. Mac was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, bowling and coaching baseball. Mac was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War.
He is survived by his sons, Scott McDonald, Paul (Whitney) McDonald; his daughters, Debbie (Steven) Breland, Tammy (Tony) Cline; Diane (Jim) Van Meter; twelve grandchildren; and twenty-three great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Mac was preceded in death by his wife Shirley McDonald; his grandsons Michael McDonald, Matthew Van Meter; his great-grandson Nicholas Van Meter; his brother Bobby McDonald; and his sister Loraine Leach.
Friends may call on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 10am – 12pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A service will follow, beginning at 12pm, with Pastor Nathan Pierpont officiating. Burial, with military honors proved by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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