Alan McDonald

Obituary of Alan Dale McDonald

Alan D. McDonald, commonly known as “Thool” or “Mac”, 91, of Morgantown, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022, at Madison Center. He was born in Morgantown on December 15, 1930, son of the late Brooks Nelson and Ida Ann (Murray) McDonald. Dale proudly served in the Army during the Korean War where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a longtime member of Burns Chapel and Word of Life Tabernacle. He retired after a lifetime career as a coal miner at the Osage #3 mines. Left to cherish his memories are his children, Sandy Hawkins (Jesse) and Debra Shrout (Dave) both of Morgantown; grandchildren: Dale, Tyson and Chad Hawkins, Heather Johnson, Shannon Schmidt and David T. Shrout, all of Morgantown; along with several great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marion McDonald; sisters, Edith Dalton and Shirley Minton; and brother, Delbert McDonald. Friends and family will be received at Nicholson Chapel, Summer School Road, Morgantown, on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 2 – 8 p.m. Visitaion will continue on Friday, February 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Elmer “Scoop” Nicholson and Pastor Donna Dalton officiating. Interment will follow at Nicholson Cemetery with full military honors. Send condolences online at www.hastingsfuneralhome.com
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Thursday
17
February

Visitation

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Nicholson Chapel
Summer School Road
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Friday
18
February

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, February 18, 2022
Nicholson Chapel
Summer School Road
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Friday
18
February

Funeral Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, February 18, 2022
Nicholson Chapel
Summer School Road
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
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