Wilder Funeral Home

4890 South Suncoast Blvd, Homosassa, FL


Harold Austin "Mac" McDonald

September 23, 1931December 1, 2019

Harold Austin McDonald, 88, of Homosassa, Florida, passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at his home under the care of Vitas Healthcare. He was born in Jacksonville, Florida to the late Clarence and Selma McDonald. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Barbara A. McDonald. Harold served in the U.S. Army for 3 years and was honorably discharged. Upon retiring after 30 years in the automotive business, he moved from Pensacola to Homosassa, making that their home. He loved his family, listening to piano and instrumental music, and watching FSU football and NASCAR racing. Harold was preceded in death by a stepson, Gary Dowling. Mr. McDonald is also survived by a brother, Terry McDonald (Glenda); daughters Cindy Appleby (Barry), Cathy Koenig (Charlie) and Kelly Carrier (Tim); son Wayne McDonald; stepson Dozier Dowling; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Harold's family will have a life celebration at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at www.donate.lls.org or Vitas Healthcare, 3280 W. Audubon Park Path, Lecanto, Florida 34461. Arrangements handled by Wilder Funeral Home, Homosassa, Florida. www.wilderfuneral.com


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Harold Austin "Mac" McDonald

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Ginger Masingill

December 2, 2019

Oh...his picture here is exactly how I remember him...always smiling and laughing and pulling for the ‘Noles!!! It was my pleasure to know him through his oldest daughter, Cindy!! He always greeted me with a big hug and smile! So thankful for his laughter and love...and he is now wrapped in God’s arms and His love!! May all the family be at peace.
With love and sympathy,