The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 18, 2011 at Antioch Baptist Church, Georgia Highway 26 West, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Interment will follow in the McDonald Cemetery, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Arthur Lee McDonald was born September 13, 1938 in Oglethorpe, Macon County, Georgia to the late Mack Arthur McDonald and Agnes Hudson McDonald. He was preceded in death by a close companion, Eleanor Cook and five siblings; Veraldine McDonald Fobbs, Johnny C. McDonald, Anthony “Tony” Harris, Royce McDonald, and Robert Lee Whittaker.
He acquired his education in Macon County and Bibb County school systems. He was a 1961 graduate of Ballard Hudson High School in Macon Georgia. At an early age, he joined the Antioch Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Reverend Paul Jones. After 33 years of dedicated service he retired from the Atlanta Board of Education in 1993.
Survivors are his siblings, Joyce McDonald, Geraldine McDonald, and Jannie McDonald all of Atlanta, Georgia, Ernest McDonald (Onita), Louise Taylor and Ernestine Howard (Eddie Joe), all of Oglethorpe, Georgia; brother-in-law, Marshall Fobbs, sister-in-law, Addie McDonald, Atlanta, Georgia and Minnie McDonald, Oglethorpe, Georgia; two special friends, Walter Williams and Thomas Fobbs, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow may looking back in memory help comfort you and give you strength my thoughts and prayers are with the family
Ophelia Waters & Family
Sonny, was a very fun person to be around, he made you feel accepted and loved. We have you and your family in our prayers.
The Melvin Family
WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS FOR THE FAMILY. GOD TAKES THE BEST.
MR SCOTTIE HILL
GOD HAS IT ALL UNDER CONTROL!! BE ENCOURAGED!!!!
Arthur aka (Sonny) was my second cousin. I have fond memories of him when he was living here in Atlanta. He always had a smile on his face and an infectious laugh. May you rest in peace cuz.
Love you, Mary Seay, your cousin Mattie Lue Harris daughter.
You are in our prayers. We will continued to Pray for your family ..
Linda W .Preston
With Deepest Sympathy and Heartfelt Condolences to the McDonald Family.
Agnes Hosley Sumner, Baxley, Ga.
My sincerest condolences on your loss.
Farewell to a 'good friend'
Your laughter alway brought me joy...will miss that joy
Brenda Roberts Ellis