Richard Gary “Slim” McDonald, 58, of Rockingham, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at his home.
Mr. McDonald was born May 4, 1953, in Richmond County, a son of Robert Cecil McDonald and the late Lucille Maner McDonald. He was a member of McDonald Baptist Church and had served as president of the Sandhills Trail Riders Club. He was a graduate of Rockingham High School, Class of 1972, and owner and operator of Gary’s Appliance Service.
Surviving are his father, Cecil McDonald of Rockingham; and brothers, Bob McDonald of Hope Mills and Ken McDonald of Rockingham.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at McDonald Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Tyson officiating. Interment will follow in the McDonald Family Cemetery.
The family will see friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham and at other times at his father’s home, 185 Scott McDonald Road, Rockingham.
Memorials may be made to McDonald Baptist Church, 259 McDonald Church Rd., Rockingham, N.C. 28379 or to Sandhills Trail Riders Club, 138 Birch Ave., Hamlet, N.C. 28345.
Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.