Donald Ray McFarland

November 7, 1948June 8, 2021

Donald Ray McFarland, age 72, of Acworth, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Donald was born November 7, 1948, in Athens, Ohio. A celebration of life for Donald is Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home, 2950 North Cobb Pkwy, Kennesaw Georgia 30152. Donald worked in Urban Development and was the Director of Planning and Development in Gwinnett County, and a founder of McFarland-Dyer and Associates. He retired in 2004. He was a car and motorcycle enthusiast, an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, spent many years living on Lake Lanier boating, a model train collector, and animal lover, especially his dogs. Donald's survivors are daughter April McFarland Adams (Ryan); sister Virginia Covington, brothers Jimmy McFarland, Ronald McFarland; granddaughter Naomi Adams.

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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, June 19, 2021


Donald Ray McFarland

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Joy Nash Loper

June 18, 2021

Ron & April,
I am saddened by the news of the loss of a wonderful brother. father, and high school friend.
I pray you'll find comfort in the coming days knowing that Don will be missed.

I'll see you tomorrow at the Celebration of Life.

Joy Nash Loper