Born November 26, 1929 in Casey County, KY, he was the son of the late George E. McDonald and Lucy Belle Watson McDonald. He was a retired postal carrier for the United States Postal Service. He was a farmer, factory worker, carpenter, and a brick and block mason. Roy was a member of the Athens Church of Christ.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Rollin (and Nancy) McDonald of Springfield, Illinois and Timothy Keith (and Sheila) McDonald of Liberty; a daughter, Martha Sue McDonald of Nancy; two grandchildren, Ashley Mae and Sarah Ann; and a sister, Lela Evelyn (and Marvin) Martin of Liberty.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Lois Ann Phelps McDonald, who passed away June 30, 2010; and two brothers, Cola and Hershel McDonald.
Funeral services are 11:00 A.M. Saturday, May 30, 2015 at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. J. D. McDonald officiating. Roy McDonald will be laid to rest in Poplar Hill Cemetery.
Visitation is Friday, May 29, 2015 from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be given to the Hospice of Lake Cumberland in memory of Roy C McDonald.
Funeral arrangement entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available online at www.mckinneybrown.com.