Mr. McDonald was born in Savannah, Ga., on July 19, 1936, to Howard Berry and Lois Yarver McDonald. He married Simona Perez on March 3, 1959, in Mexico and was a retired automotive paint and body repairman.
He was preceded in death by a son, Phillip McDonald.
Survivors include his wife, Simona P. McDonald of Tuleta; three sons, Charles and John McDonald, both of Jefferson, and William McDonald of Victoria; a sister, Pat (Allen) Wright of Tucson, Ariz.; siblings, Daniel (Hope) Perez of San Antonio, Frances (Bob) Kirk of Floresville, Phillip (Lavern) Perez of Arlington, Vickie (Gene) Paterson of Tuleta, Mary Wilson of Tuleta, Mayo Perez of Tuleta, Nieves (Vernon) McIntyre of Denver, Colo., Rita (Larry) Rosselot of Kokomo, Ind., and Lela Perez of Beeville; and several grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Oak Park Memorial Funeral Chapel