Don Clark McAlister

August 1, 1928March 12, 2018

Don Clark McAlister was called home to be with his Lord and Savior on March 12, 2018.

Don was born in Abilene, Texas on August 1, 1928 to Mabel and Albert McAlister. He began dating the love of his life, Barbara Fulwiler, in high school; they were married September 9, 1949. Don and Barbara moved to Dallas, Texas in 1969 where he worked as a general construction contractor until his retirement.

Don and his wife Barbara were active and dedicated members of Northway Christian Church in Dallas. He also served as a board member of Juliette Fowler Home for many years. Don was an avid fisherman.

Don is preceded in death by his mother, father, and brother.

He leaves behind his much beloved wife of almost 69 years, Barbara; daughter Paula Roberts and husband Philip Roberts of Texas City; daughter Vicki Skaggs and husband John Skaggs of McAllen; adored grandchildren: granddaughter Amy Skaggs, grandson Taylor Roberts and wife Megan and grandsons David Skaggs, Austin Roberts, and William Roberts.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be given to Northway Christian Church; 7202 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225 or Juliette Fowler Homes; PO Box 140129, Dallas, TX 75214.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Northway Christian Church, followed by a Memorial Service celebrating Don’s life at 11:00 a.m.


  • Visitation Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 17, 2018

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Bitty Wisdom Perkins

March 17, 2018

The whole McAlister family has always been my second family. We loved Don dearly. We are praying for Barbara, Paula, and Vicki. I know he, Burl, Maymie,,Mac, and Lee and Ruby are having a grand time remembering and laughing at all the fun they had through all the years. Dad was Don and Burl's scout leader. I would love to see you all again some day. All my love! bitty

Jerry Morales

March 15, 2018

On behalf of my wife and me, our deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss. We pray you find comfort in knowing you will one day be reunited with loved ones who have gone before you. May the Holy Spirit comfort each and everyone of you.