Melvin Ray McDonald
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Melvin Ray McDonald
  • July 1, 1955 - May 8, 2017
  • Trenton, North Carolina

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Melvin Ray McDonald, 61, of Trenton, passed away on Monday, May 8, 2017. He served in the U.S. Army and worked for Hatteras Yachts for about 14 years before retiring. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is survived by his children, Crystal McDonald, Quentin McDonald, Shawn McDonald, Michael McDonald, Christopher McDonald, and Doris Kipp; his brother, William Jasper McDonald; grandchildren, Gardner Ray Pike, Alex Lockhart, Caden McDonald, Elizabeth McDonald, Katy Rose McDonald, C.J. McDonald, Chrissy McDonald, and Brittany Dye; nieces, Jessica Mullins, Nikki Gentry, Abby Heath; and nephew, Earl McDonald.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin McDonald and Beulah Elizabeth Platz; a brother, Vernon Lee McDonald; and a son, Anthony James McDonald.

For those who wish to honor and celebrate Ray's life, the family suggests spending time with your loved ones.