Wilbur Ernest (Mac) McDonald
August 25, 1937
August 11, 2018
Wilbur Ernest (Mac) McDonald, age 80, passed away at his home in Beaumont, surrounded by his family on Saturday, August 11, 2018. His courageous battle with cancer is over. He was born on a farm August 25, 1937 in Omega, Georgia to Neal and Annie (Nagles) McDonald and was one of 13 children. After graduating from high school, he joined the United States Air Force and served during peacetime.
Mac had a successful career in Real Estate and was co-owner of Patsy’s Bridal ’N Formals in Groves, TX. He will always be remembered for his great sense of humor, his ability to work any crowd and the invaluable, constant advice he shared with his grand’s!
Left to honor and remember him are his wife of 41 years, Patsy H. McDonald, the love of his life, and a beautifully blended family! His children, David (Joanne) McDonald, Anita Lewis, Paula (Leonard) Walker, Glenn (Donna) McDonald and Pam (Tyler) Hurn, 7 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home in Groves, TX. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park immediately following the service.
The family will greet friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Clayton Thompson Funeral Home.
The McDonald Family would like to extend our gratitude to the staff of Heart of Texas Hospice for their exemplary care of Mac and his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to American Cancer Society.