William “Bill” E. McDonald Sr., 67, Brazil, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Union Hospital, Terre Haute.
He was born on Oct. 24, 1948 in Brazil to the late Charles and Virginia (Geilhart) McDonald.
Bill graduated from Brazil High School in 1966 and went on to marry Joyce Zimmerman.Bill served his country in the United States Army and the Indiana National Guard.
He retired from Ted Paris Insurance after many years of service.
Bill enjoyed playing golf, music and spending time with his family.
He was a member of the First Christian Church in Brazil and was also active in the Brazil Rotary Club, the Community Theatre and the Brazil Zoning Board.
Bill and Joyce also served as foster parents for several years.
He was preceded in death by his son, William McDonald; daughters Tracy Hagerman and Charlotte Walls; and brothers Jim and Larry McDonald.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce McDonald, Greencastle; aunt Wayne (Evelyn) Parkins, Brazil; sister-in-law Jackie McDonald; grandchildren Jeffrey McDonald, William Perry Hagerman, Alaina Walls and Nathan Walls; several nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at Moore Funeral Home, Brazil, with Pastor Mark Grayless officiating and burial with military honors to follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery.
The family will accept friends for visitation on Wednesday from noon until the time of service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church of Brazil.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.moorefuneralhomes.com.