October 10, 2013
Robert Cecil McDonald, 93, of Rockingham, N.C., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at his home.
Mr. McDonald was born September 11, 1920, in Richmond County. He was the son of the late W. Scott and Brevie McDonald.
He had served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II, was a lifelong member of McDonald Baptist Church and had retired from the U.S. Post Office.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Maner McDonald, and a son, Richard Gary “Slim” McDonald.
Surviving are sons, Bob McDonald of Hope Mills, Ken McDonald of Rockingham; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Ralph and David McDonald, both of Rockingham.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at McDonald Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Tyson officiating. Interment, with military honors, will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham.
Memorials may be made to Richmond County/Anson County Hospice located at 1119 US Hwy 1 N, Rockingham, NC 28379.
Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.