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Rev. Kenneth Donald

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Rev. Kenneth Donald


The Rev. Kenneth Donald passed away peacefully Thursday May 15, 2014.

Born in Fernie, BC on February 16, 1921, he was the son of the late Elizabeth Robertson and John Clinton Donald; married to late Virginia S. Donald; and brother of the late Sally VanAlstyne and Margaret Hill.

Survived by sister, Louise S. Donald; sons: John S. Donald and George B. Donald (wife Deborah); daughters: Mary C. Donald and Elizabeth D. Nilsson (husband Rick); grandchildren: Zoe, Ava, Caroline and Megan; nephews: Bill VanAlstyne (wife Nancy), Lawrence K. Hill Jr. and James W. Hill; brother-in-law, Harwood Sturtevant (wife Molly); sister-in-law, Rebecca Bonnell; cousin, Horace B. Robertson (wife Trish); niece, Cynthia Lill (husband Richard).

Rev. Donald graduated with honors from the School of Theology, Sewanee TN 1953, ordained Priest at St. Phillips Cathedral, Charleston SC in 1953. Employed by the Episcopal Diocese of Upper SC until retirement in 1985. He served and ministered to small community churches in SC and Florida, and honored as Priest Emeritus of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Easley SC. He was a communicant of Christ Church, Greenville SC.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 3:30 pm at Christ Church Episcopal in the Markley Chapel.

The family will receive friends following the service in the Arrington Room.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Church Episcopal, 10 N. Church St., Greenville, SC 29601; York Place Home for Children, 234 Kings Mountain St., York SC 29745 or Foot Hills Golden Retriever Rescue, P.O. Box 9077, Greenville, SC 29604.

Arrangements by The Mackey Mortuary

Published in The Greenville News from May 16 to May 17, 2014
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