HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Jerry Gilchrist McDonald, Sr., 83, husband of 62 years to Gloria K. McDonald, entered into rest Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at Georgia Regents University Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Monday, May 5, 2014, at 10:00 AM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Reverend Albert Halford officiating. Interment will follow in Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery, in Seneca, SC, at 4:00 PM. Mr. McDonald, son of the late John and Pearle Gilstrap McDonald, was born in Seneca, SC. He retired after 21 years in the United States Army, having served during both the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. We were blessed by God to have such a loving husband, dad, grandfather and great grandfather. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan H. McDonald. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, Jerry G. McDonald, Jr., of Augusta; his daughters, Cathy Hill, of Hephzibah, Karen Raley, also of Hephzibah, Kay Dennis, of New Ellenton, SC, and Sherry Expiritu, of Aiken; seven grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be members of the Military. The family will receive friends Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 2:00 until 4:00 PM, at the funeral home. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill Rd., Augusta, GA 30906. www.chanceandhydrick.com
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Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors
2502 Richmond Hill Road
Augusta, GA 30906
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on May 3, 2014