Obituary for George Edward McDonald FORT WORTH – George Edward McDonald, 78, passed away on Monday, July 30, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Memorials: Humane Society of North Texas, 1840 East Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth 76103 www.hsnt.org George was born on March 11, 1940 in Wichita Falls to Richard and Mabel McDonald. George spent his “paper boy” years in Wichita Falls and moved to Brownfield for his teen years, enjoying being on the football team for junior high and high school. He spent his early adult life in Odessa, moving to Dallas to freelance in video production. Following his career path in video production, he took a position with Lockheed Martin and made the move to Fort Worth. Soon after, on a blind date ski trip to Colorado, he met the love of his life, Vicki Hillin. George and Vicki started their big adventure on Sept. 20, 1985 in Colorado Springs by “tying the knot” officiated by Federal Judge David Parrish. Travel, camping, fly fishing and skiing were their favorite pastimes taking them to Colorado, Alaska, Big Bend and many places in Europe. In retirement, they enjoyed being with their kitties, gardening, building bird feeders, cooking at home, reading the mail and watching the news together. Spending time with family was their priority having three children, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren spread around the country. George was preceded in death by his parents; son, Larry David McDonald; sisters, Mary Giles and Ruth Carr; and brothers, James and Thomas McDonald. Survivors: Beloved wife of 33 years, Vicki Joan McDonald; son, Lynwood Louis Ford II; daughters, Cyndi McDonald Pratas, and husband, Kelly and Sheri Lynn MacKenzie Vick, and husband Jimmy; son-in-law, William Roy MacKenzie; grandchildren, Brittney Joan Hurley and husband, Brandon, Tiffany Evelynne Caldwell and husband, Bryan, Kathryn Marie MacKenzie and boyfriend, Zack, William Angus Lynwood MacKenzie, Anna Marie Pratas, and Nicholas George Pratas; great- grandchildren, Jackson Taylor Smith Caldwell, Emily Lynn Caldwell (his birthday buddy) and Ella Marie Caldwell; brothers, Bob and David McDonald; sister, Christine Owen; and his faithful companions, Prissy, Snowie, Skyla Rose and Suki Lyn McDonald. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of George Edward McDonald please visit our Sympathy Store. Upcoming Events Visitation © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions AUG 2. 06:00 PM – 08:00 PM Mount Olivet Funeral Chapel 2301 N. Sylvania Ave Fort Worth, TX, US, 76111 Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before George’s Visitation begins. Funeral © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions AUG 3. 01:30 PM MOUNT OLIVET CHAPEL 2301 North Sylvania Avenue Fort Worth, TX, US, 76111 Order Flowers for the Funeral Guaranteed delivery before George’s Funeral begins. Cemetery Details Mount Olivet Cemetery 2301 North Sylvania Avenue Fort Worth, TX, 76111 © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of George Edward McDonald March 11 1940 July 30 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Fort Worth, state: Texas