R.A. “Mac” McDonald, 87, died November 24, 2017 in Amarillo.
A Celebration of his life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday November 29, 2017 in the Minton Memorial Chapel with Pastor Tim Hall of Grace Church officiating. Services are under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Home of Borger. Private family burial will be at Westlawn Memorial Park.
Mac was born November 16, 1930 in Lubbock to Allen Amber and Joyce Esther Stice McDonald. He was a proud veteran of the US Army serving in Korea. Mac was an electrician by trade and oil and gas producer. He was owner operator of Spencer Steam Co. and co-owner of M & L Electric. Mac married Joyce Hess June 10, 2006 in Borger. He loved his family, and was a Dallas Cowboy fan. Mac enjoyed fishing, playing cards, and going to the horse races in Ruidoso, New Mexico.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wives Elaine and Mary Jo, daughter Celeste Hess, nine brothers and four sisters.
Mac is survived by his wife Joyce, son Joe McDonald and wife Cathy of McKinney, TX, daughters Tamyra Porter and husband Dana, Lesia Hathaway and husband Michael all of Borger, Alicia Rodriguez and husband Danny of Edmond, OK, Pam Matthews of Owasso, OK, sister Pauline Ham and husband Edgar of Richmond, Michigan, brother Don Riley and wife Pearl of Post, numerous grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
Mac was the most loving, kind, and generous person you could ever know. He had a sharp mind, a great sense of humor, and quite a sweet tooth.
The family wishes to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at BSA Hospital.
Donations can be made to the American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215, www.diabetes.org.
I had the pleasure working for Mac, a true gentleman and a great boss. My condolences go out to the family. You will be greatly missed. RIP Mac. A loss for everyone who new him but Heavens gain.
JL JEFFCOATHopkinsville, KY
Sad to hear of passing of Mac.such a wonderful person.some of my fondest memories are being around Mac while working in the oil field.god bless his family.Leroy McCall
Leroy mccallSouthlake, TX
Joe I'm so sorry we missed the service just found out. I don't have to tell you how much we have loved your family for decades. We always had such a good time. It will be such a loss Mac was just a neat person to be around. He enjoyed life. And loved you so. I will miss Mac's smile and hug he was so sweet. Take care Joe love ya.
Belynnda and Ronnie GriffinStinnett, TX
Joyce and family, you have my thoughts and prayers. Mac has been a blessing to you all. My love to you. Franka
Franka SurlesFritch, TX
My Thoughts & Prayers are with you all. Mac was one of the sweetest men I have ever known. He was kindhearted & always made you feel welcome. He will be missed by many. Go Rest High on the Mountain, You work here on Earth is Done.
Brenda Treece-DiggsRowlett, TX
My thoughts and prayers are with you Joyce. Mac was a wonderful guy. Much love to you!
Pam MatthewsOwasso, OK
So sorry to about your loss . My mom , Alene House , worked for Mac many years ago and our family just loved him . Will be keeping you all in our prayers .
Denise and Don SchenkStinnett, TX
We are saddened to hear of Mc's passing. Was a wonderful man.. our prayers are with you Joyce and the whole family. Allen and Pat McNutt
Allen and Pat McNuttBORGER, TX
We are saddened to hear of Mc's passing. Was a wonderful man.. our prayers are with you Joyce and the whole family.
Allen and Pat McNuttBORGER, TX