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Marvin A. McDonaldson, Jr.

July 10, 1948 — July 20, 2015

Marvin A. McDonaldson, Jr.

Marvin A. McDonaldson Jr., 67, of Commerce passed away on Monday, July 20, 2015, in Dallas.

Marvin was born in Palmyra, PA, on July 10, 1948, to Mary Louise Shifflett and Marvin Ashby McDonaldson Sr. He was married to Teresa Wickersham McDonaldson.

He worked for many years as a handyman all around Commerce. Marvin enjoyed fishing, bike riding and spending time with family. He was a master at gin rummy.

Marvin served in the United States Army.

Survivors include his wife, Teresa; his daughters: Robin Eason and her husband David of Pinellas Park, Florida, Amanda Sarmiento and her husband Todd of Port Orange Florida, Dustina Hillbish and her husband Dan of Schuylkill Haven Pennsylvania, Sandy McDonaldson and her husband Ricky Yates of Kountze, Texas; his son, Christopher Morris and his wife Erica of Dallas; his daughter Samantha Peasley and her husband Billy of Commerce; his grandchildren: Sarah McDonaldson, Johnathan McDonaldson, Phillip Henderson Jr., Haley and Logan Sarmiento, Syvilla and Daniel Hillbish Colten Morris, Laci and Eli Peasley, Amina, Kyauna and Zoey Yates; and, his great-grandson, Jayden Nkadi. He is also survived by his three sisters: Sue May of Lebanon, Pa., Tina Rudisill of Hummelstown, Pa. and Terri Fidler also of Lebanon, Pa.

He was preceded in death by his parents : Mary and Marvin McDonaldson; his sister, Donna Horst; and his niece, Lisa Fidler.

A memorial visitation will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2015, from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home in Commerce.

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Maple Grove United Methodist Church

941 Maple Grove Church Rd., Mt. Airy, NC 27030

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