August 27, 2014

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Donald Lee McDonald, 69

Donald Lee McDonald, 69, of Falmouth, formerly of Covington, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013, at the St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood.

He was born on November 18, 1943 in Cincinnati to the late Thomas Shelton and Alice Carrie Faulconer McDonald and on September 4, 1965, he married Floride “Flo” Grace Stein, and she survives his passing. He was a clerk with L&N and CSX Railroads for 35 years, a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve, a member of the Heritage Fellowship Church in Florence and attended the Pine Grove United Methodist Church in Pendleton County, and a member of the Hardin-Browning Post #109.

Preceding him in death were  brother, Robert McDonald; and  sister, Loretta Hale.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are son, Anthony “Tony” J. (Carrie) McDonald, Columbus;  daughter, Dawn “Dee Dee” Renee (Tom) Bailey, Erlanger; sisters, Mary Marie Martin, Cardwell, Mo., Sylvia Cochran, Grossbeck, Ohio; brother, Clifford McDonald, Murietta, Calif.; and grandchildren, James Kyle Bailey, Mary Grace McDonald, Mark Lee Wayne McDonald.

Funeral services were held Thursday, November 14, 2013 at  Woodhead Funeral Home in Falmouth with Pastor Cleddie Keith officiating.

Serving as pallbearers were Timothy Krekeler, Mike Wagers, Thomas Bailey, Jeff Kilburn, Jerry Clendenen, and Ryan Clendenen.

Interment with full military honors by Hardin-Browning Post #109 followed at the Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Pendleton County.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of one’s choice.

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