John Edward McDonald, 74, of Etowah, NC, died Tuesday morning, March 10, 2009 at Mission Hospitals in Asheville, NC.
He was born in Indianapolis, IN, and was in the Indiana National Guard.
He had resided in Henderson County since 1980 and was employed by Schwitzer Corporation until he retired in 1999. He was a member of Holy Family Episcopal Church.
He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Judy Chance McDonald of Etowah; his children, Linda S. McLean of Pendleton, IN; John Steven McDonald of Fishers, IN; and Dr. Ryan Worley of Asheville; a brother, Raymond J. McDonald of Justin, TX; three grandchildren, Johnny McLean, Laurie Mottl, and Brandon McDonald; and two great-grandchildren, Jenna and Julianne McLean.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, Utah 84741-5000.