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Robert McDonald, 83


Passed Away: 11/02/2012

Mr. Robert McDonald, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, GA.

Robert was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church in Dahlonega and was retired from North GA College and State University and the Burlington Pine Tree Plant in Dahlonega.

Robert was the son of the late Raymond McDonald and Clifford Free McDonald and was also preceded in death by a son, Bobby McDonald; and brothers, Clarence McDonald and Brennon McDonald.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn McDonald, Dahlonega; son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Melissa McDonald, Dacula, GA; brother, Herman McDonald, Dahlonega; sister, Sammi Sullens, Dahlonega; grandchildren, Lindsay Park, Lauren McDonald, Michael McDonald, and Joshua McDonald; great-grandchildren, Addison Park and Ricky Park; 2 great-granddaughters, Autumn McDonald and Ava McDonald, will be born in February or March of 2013.

Funeral services for Robert are scheduled for 2 PM Monday, November 5, 2012 at the Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega.

Rev. Lance Fuller will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Lumpkin County.

The family will receive friends at Banister Funeral Home in Dahlonega on Sunday starting at 2 PM.

In lieu of flowers please make donations in memory of Robert McDonald to Peachtree Christian Hospice, 3430 Duluth Park Lane, Duluth, GA 30096, www.peachtreechristianhospice.com.

Online Condolences may be made at www.banisterfuneralhome.net

Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega is in charge of the arrangements.

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