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Ronald E. MacDonald

2020-04-06

Ronald E. MacDonald, age 68 of Fernandina Beach, FL passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020 at his residence.

He was born in Fernandina Beach, Florida to the late Raymond and Shirley Holmes MacDonald and was a life-long resident.

After graduating from Fernandina Beach High School in the late 60�s, Ronald worked for Container Corporation for 40 years before he retired. He was full of energy, always planning and full of ideas. An accomplished guitar player, he loved to write songs and play for his friends and family. Ronald was passionate about any and all activities on the water; fishing, diving and boating. Ronald was a huge Florida Gators fan and he never met a stranger.

He leaves behind his former wife, Kathy Durrance MacDonald of Fernandina Beach, Florida; daughter, Hannah MacDonald of Fernandina Beach, Florida; step-daughter Crystal Tackett of Kissimmee, Florida; brothers, Raymond Odom, Henry MacDonald, Danny MacDonald and his wife Kathy, and Dennis MacDonald all of Fernandina Beach, Florida; sister, Lisa Barcaro of Fernandina Beach, Florida and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

There will be a family service at Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors. The family is planning on a Celebration of Life service which will be scheduled for a later date.

Memories

JESSE AND BARBARA LYLE April 6, 2020
Knew Ronnie for years and what a great guy, he will be missed. Praying for his family @ this time of sorrow.

GORE FAMILY April 6, 2020
Terribly sorry for your lose, Ronnie was one in a kind and will be greatly missed

GAIL& RAY BUSHY. April 6, 2020
Ronnie will surly be missed by many. R. I.P my friend. Prayers to Ronnie�s family.

DEBBIE LANOUE PULIING April 6, 2020
So sorry to hear this�.Thoughts and prayers to the family

TED GREEN April 7, 2020
I can�t remember not knowing Ronnie and the memories are all good. Sincere condolences to the family from the Green brothers.

TONI L CORBIN April 7, 2020
I am so saddened to hear of Ronnies passing. Many prayers out to Kathy and the rest of the family.

NICK DEONAS April 7, 2020
Prayers for peace and comfort for the family. A good man who will be missed

SHIRLEY D JOHNSON April 7, 2020
God bless all Ronnie�s family and friends with comfort and healing love. Rest in peace Ronnie.

WES DOUGLASS April 7, 2020
Sending prayers of comfort to Ronnie�s family and friends. We were classmates and I have great wonderful memories. Ronnie always brought a smile to everyone.

FELIX BOYD JR April 7, 2020
May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten. I worked with him at CCA

BRIAN AND SUSAN MCCARTHY April 7, 2020
Ronnie was one of a kind. A fun loving and musical part of the McDonald Family. Ronnie loved life and always seemed to have a smile for you. God Bless Kathy and Hannah and family.. Rest In Peace Ronnie

NOLA ANN CREWS HORNE April 7, 2020
Rest in peace, Ronnie. Prayers and condolences to your family and loved ones. You were always such a great guy with only kind words for everyone and will be forever missed.

BRUCE AND SHARON_LEWIS GREGORY April 7, 2020
My condolences to the Ronnie McDonald family. Ronnie was a great person. We got to know each other in elementary school. I remember playing catch and kicking a football. He always thought I could kick it a mile. What I remember the most about Ronnie was that he was a wonderful fun loving person. I am sure he will be missed greatly! RIP Ronnie! See you in another life.

PHILIP AND SUZANNE JONES April 8, 2020
Our condolences to the family. Ronnie was a lifelong friend. Such a great, kind guy. RIP my friend.

JULIEC POWELL April 8, 2020
My deepest Sympathys, to all the McDonald Family. Another one of our Locals.
Oh, the Memories.. God Bless each and everyone of you. For peace and comfort..
We will see him on the Other side..
RIP, Ronnie ???????

LINDA STARRATT April 9, 2020
We send our sincere heartfelt condolences to all of Ronnie�s family! We all truly LOVED Ronnie. He was always so upbeat,. Ronnie left a trail of happiness , joy and good humor wherever he went. I truly hope Ronnie and my brother John Starratt will be able to sit around a bonfire, have a beer and listen to Grandfunk Railroad, , Steppenwolf. the Allman Brothers, and all their favorite music. I hope they can shake hands and say �Welcome to Heaven brother� this is a pretty cool place up here!

ALLEYCAT AND LINDA HARDY April 9, 2020
Sending heartfelt condolences to the McDonald family. He will be missed.

ALICIA HAIR WATSON April 9, 2020
I have many childhood memories of RONNIE. After my dad, Tildon Hair, passed away in 1988, my mom keep in touch but we rarely saw him. I remember him playing the guitar, while my dad drummed the back of an old broken guitar. He was a sweet man that loved my family and always made our trips to the keys more memorable. My sister and mom are praying for your family and send our love to you all. We will always remember his kind face and the his sweet smile that showed his joy for life.

SHELIA ROPER FIELDS April 10, 2020
Peace and Love to Ronnie Mac�s Family. My Prayers are with You.
I am a Classmate and a Childhood Friend of Ronnie Mac�s and He always watched over Me.
Ronie Rest now in God�s Arms.
We will all meet again�.