A celebration of life for Gary Gene McDonald was July 25, 2020 at Salem Church of Christ with Rick Pitchford officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary, Salem.
Interment was in the Jadwin Cemetery.
Mr. McDonald was born December 4, 1954 in St. Louis to Coy and Verna (Radford) McDonald. Mr. McDonald died July 19, 2020 in Fenton at the age of 65 years.
Survivors include his mother, Verna Pewitt and husband, Wayne, Salem; fiancée, Ann Graham, Salem; children, Jack McDonald and wife, Jessica; Danielle McDonald; William McDonald; Thomas McDonald; Patience McDonald; stepdaughter, Sarah Graham; brothers, David McDonald; Rick McDonald and wife, Brenna, all of Salem; sisters, Kathy Daley and husband, Jeff, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Opal Byers, Fenton; Linda Cotner and husband, Marty, Salem; Debra Hayes and husband, Mark, Cape Girardeau; grandchildren, Shawn McDonald, Jayden McDonald, Taven McDonald, Colby McDonald, Liam McDonald, Teagan Capps and Kasem Capps.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Peggy McDonald; and sister, Carole Lorez.
Mr. McDonald was a member of Salem Church of Christ and Salem Eagles serving as secretary.