William McDonald, 82, of Paragould, passed away September 22, 2015, at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center. He was born March 9, 1933, to the late Clyde and Eloia (McCluney) McDonald. He served his country in the United States Army and was retired from St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
He is survived by his loving wife for 60 years, Charlene (Gossett) McDonald; a brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Marilyn McDonald; his nephew, Perry and Brenda McDonald; a niece, Valerie and Kenneth Long; his great-nephews, Andrew Long and Shane McDonald along with special friends Charles and Shirley Morton and Leon and Catherine Reese.
Visitation will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24, at Irby Funeral Home in Rector with services to follow at 10:30. Interment will be in the Woodland Heights Cemetery.
Those who wish may sign the online guest book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com