Ronald E. MacDonald


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.