Jerry “Red” McDonald of Oxford, 66, passed away October 1, 2016. Jerry owned his own landscaping company, Jerry Mc Donald Landscaping, for more than 45 years. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and traveled all over the country filling this passion. When not working, Jerry was in the woods! He cherished his family and will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Preceding him in death were his parents, Martin and Ruby (Shaw) McDonald; brother, Reese McDonald; and three infant sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 15 years, Janett McDonald; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Renee McDonald; step-son, Brandon Crockett and his wife, Krystal; grandchildren, Travis McDonald, Blake McDonald, Lucy McDonald, Sian Loftin, Mia Loftin, Kaylin Crockett, Corban Crockett, Cambrie Crockett; great-grandchildren, Troy McDonald, Raylen McDonald; sisters and brothers-in-law, Cindy and Larry Griffeth, Eleanor Fleenor, Mildred and David Rogers, Ann and Ray Dickerson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jimmy and Jackie McDonald, Jay and Cathy McDonald, Ricky and Tammy McDonald; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Jerry will be held Monday, October 3, 2016, at 1 p.m., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Justin Hornesby officiating and interment following in East Lithonia Baptist Church Cemetery, 2221 Jacksonville Road, Lithonia. Friends visited with Jerry’s family at the funeral home, Sunday, October 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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