Douglas J. MacDonald

Douglas J. MacDonald

56, Indianapolis, passed away January 12, 2013. He was born September 18, 1956, in Toledo, OH, the son of the late Smead and Dora (Patridge) MacDonald. He married Kathy (Carpenter) MacDonald, on August 9, 1998.

Doug received his Bachelor's degree in entemology from Michigan State University. He retired in 2008 from GM Truck and Bus after 31 years of service.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy MacDonald; children, Christopher Tylicki, Althea (Sean) Cooper, Alana MacDonald, Amanda MacDonald, Jake (Stephanie) Nix, Lacey (Reggie Martin) Nix; 16 grandchildren, two sisters, Illyce (Frank) MacDonald, Jenny (Rick) MacDonald; and a brother, Denny MacDonald. He was preceded in death by a son, Donnell Beard.

A Celebration of Life will be at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Flanner and Buchanan - Broad Ripple . Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home. To view Doug's video tribute or leave online condolences visit

Funeral Home

Flanner and Buchanan – Broad Ripple
1305 Broad Ripple Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46220

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Jan. 16, 2013