Obituary of Richard Dan McDonald
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Richard Dan McDonald passed away at Methodist Medical Center in Richardson, on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from complications of pneumonia and cancer. Richard was born in Electra, Texas March 21, 1944 to Howard Lee McDonald and Docia Hughrene Culpepper. He graduated from Electra High School, attended Midwestern State University and served in Texas National Guard for 10 years. He moved to Brigham City, Utah to work for Morton Thiokol in 1970. Richard returned to his home state of Texas in 1975 where he worked for Mobil Corporation in Dallas. Richard met his wife Judy Chick and they married at Waterview Church of Christ in Richardson, Texas in 1980. He was a faithful member of the Church of Christ and served as song leader at the Brigham City church and foreign student instructor at the Richardson church. Richard was an avid University of Texas football fan and he loved to attend games for the sport and marching band. He loved to talk to people and he developed a large group of friends and was earnest in maintaining old relationships and cultivating new friendships, many lasting a lifetime. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Judy McDonald, son Corey McDonald, stepsons Robert Engle and Steve Engle, grandchildren Grant Engle, Taylor Engle and Dylan Roether, brother Gary Lee McDonald, Sr., sister-in-law Susan McDonald, daughters-in-law Lisa Hague McDonald and Shannon Engle, nieces and nephews Lea Ellen McDonald, Gary Lee McDonald, Jr., and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Hughrene McDonald, stepfather J.W. Medford and twin brother Michael Stan McDonald. MEMORIAL SERVICE Date: Saturday October 1, 2022 Time: 2:00 pm CST Location: Waterview Church of Christ Address: 1409 N. Waterview Drive, Richardson TX