James Daniel McDonald Jr.



TYLER-Funeral services for James Daniel (JD) McDonald, Jr., 88, of Tyler were held Sunday, Nov. 25 at Lake Fork Baptist Church, Alba, with Lee Poe officiating.

Burial followed at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Alba.

Mr. McDonald died Nov. 18, 2018, in Tyler. He was born Feb. 20, 1920, in Pioneer, La., to the late James Daniel Sr. and Mary McDonald. He was raised in Louisiana and moved to Dallas, where he worked as an airplane inspector at Aviall for 40 years, retiring in 1995. He was a member of Lake Fork Baptist Church in Alba.

He was preceded in death by his parents and seven siblings.

He is survived by a son, Ricky McDonald of Rockwall; daughters, Becky Poe of Flint, Susan McDonald, Dallas, and Cindy Baker of Rockwall; sisters Irene Bible of Delhi, La., and Pat Brown of North Richland Hills; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas Homeplace, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler 75701.