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Rhoton Funeral Home

1511 South Interstate 35E, Carrollton, TX

OBITUARY

Mr. Claude Callaway Donaldson Jr.

May 14, 1928March 13, 2020
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Claude Callaway Donaldson, Jr, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2020 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born on May 14, 1928, in Wichita Falls, Texas to Claude and Mima Jane Donaldson. After graduating from Texas Tech in 1949, his career path led him to Fort Worth, Texas where he met and married Beulah Faye Edwards on August 13, 1950 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was a life long Texas resident, living in West Texas and North Central Texas most of his life. His last few years were spent in Carrollton, Texas to be near his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Claude is survived by his wife, Faye Donaldson, his two sons, Ted Donaldson of Port Saint Lucie, Florida and John Donaldson of Dallas, Texas, his daughter, Claudia Ann Seidel, of Christoval, Texas, 5 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

During his career, Claude managed a major department store, a small business, was a school teacher and lastly owned a couple of chain restaurants. In his time away from work, he enjoyed family time, reading, following college and professional football teams, especially Texas Tech, light carpentry and gardening.

A memorial service for Claude will be held at Rhoton Funeral Chapel in Carrollton, Texas on Monday, March 16, 2020, at 2:00 PM. Interment will be at Denver City Texas Cemetery at a later date.

Services

  • Memorial Service Monday, March 16, 2020

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Suzanne Donaldson

March 17, 2020

He was such a sweet gentleman. He will be missed.

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