Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Obituaries

September 21, 2011

James Eddie McDonald

Corsicana —



   James Eddie McDonald went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.  He was born Oct. 2, 1925 in Barry, Texas to Edward Lee and Myrtle Beatrice McDonald.  

   James worked for Lone Star Gas Company for 44 years.  He retired as transmission supervisor in Richland.  He was an avid deer hunter and loved to just sit and watch the deer from his deer stand.  He married the love of his life, Martha, and made their home in Richland for more than 64 years.  James’ love for his family was a priority in his life.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Lee and Myrtle Beatrice McDonald; sister, Dorothy Baley; and brothers, Sam, Arlee, Lloyd, J.T. and Aubrey McDonald.

   James is survived by his loving wife, Martha Fultz McDonald; daughters, Barbara Nelson and husband Joe of Streetman, Brenda Combs and husband David of Corsicana; grandsons, James Todd Nelson and wife Susan of Lexington, Ky., Mark Nelson and wife Calli of Weatherford, Texas, Chad Combs and wife Catherine of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Josh Combs and wife Wendy of Brooklyn, N.Y.; seven great-grandchildren, Madelyn, James Marshall, and Melisa Nelson of Lexington, Bud, Brady, and Katelyn Nelson of Weatherford, and Lennon Nicole Combs of Brooklyn; and nephew, Lynn McDonald of Corsicana.

   Visitation will be 6 to  8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 at Corley Funeral Home.  

   Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. B.F. Risinger, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Richland Cemetery.  Pallbearers are his hunting buddies and dear friends, Lynn McDonald, Tommy Oliphant, Keith Weaver, Allen Shelton, Ed Brown and Danny Brown.  Honorary Pallbearers are Tracy Donoho, Larry Sexton, Charles Fincher, Dennis Bryant, Neal Lippoid and Marshall McCluney.

   The family was privileged to have loving caregivers Lois Ballard and Lisa Bradley, as well as the staff at Heritage Oaks West, and extends special thanks to Dr. Kent Rogers and Dr. John Updegrove.

   Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society at 1000 W. 2nd Ave., Corsicana, TX 75110.

   An online guestbook is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com by selecting the James McDonald obituary.

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