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Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - LaGrange

1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA

OBITUARY

Harold "T.Mac" Traylor McDonald

July 27, 1940June 27, 2020
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Mr. McDonald was born July 27, 1940 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Allen Traylor McDonald and Frances Neely McDonald. He was a 1958 graduate of LaGrange High School and was a Christian in faith. Mr. McDonald proudly served his country in the United States Navy and retired from the City of LaGrange as a Code Enforcement Officer. He also worked for Traylor Construction, Batson Cook and Knight & Knight Construction companies. He was a DJ and Co-Owner at T Mac’s Bar and Spring House Inn, was an avid gardener and designer of all things. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Melissa Kelley McDonald; daughter, Luci Francine McDonald; two brothers, Allen Jackson McDonald and Francis Lee McDonald; niece, Carol McDonald Toney.

Survivors include his daughter, Dee (Kevin) Hendrix; granddaughter, Heather Michelle Hendrix; nephew, Michael (Martene) McDonald; great nephews, Wes and Ian McDonald, all of the Atlanta area; nephew, Mac McDonald; nieces, Janet Rowland and Ann Luckey; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Larry and Laura Kelley of Marietta, GA and their children, Quinn and Patrick Kelley; special cousins, Alice Jones, Ida Middlebrooks of Durand, GA and several other cousins; his faithful companion, Hushabye.

A Graveside Service will be held 4:00 pm Thursday, July 2, 2020 in the Hillview Annex Cemetery. The family and friends will gather at the home of his daughter immediately following the service.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA

  • FAMILY

  • Melissa Kelley McDonald, Wife (deceased)
  • Luci Francine McDonald, Daughter (deceased)
  • Dee (Kevin ) Hendrix, Daughter
  • Heather Michelle Hendrix, Granddaughter
  • Michael (Martene) McDonald, Nephew
  • Wes and Ian McDonald, Great Nephews
  • Mac McDonald, Nephew
  • Janet Rowland, Niece
  • Ann Luckey, Niece
  • Larry and Laura Kelley (Children: Quin and Patrick Kelley), Brother in law & Sister in law
  • Alice Jones and Ida Middlebrooks, Special Cousins
  • Mr. McDonald had several other cousins and his faithful companion, Hushabye.

Services

  • Graveside Funeral Service

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

Memories

Harold "T.Mac" Traylor McDonald

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Rudy Quillian

July 3, 2020

Many pleasant memories of the years I was fortunate to be neighbors with Melissa and Traylor. He was superintendant on several construction jobs where we became friends. Just a good, friendly, fun guy.

Mary Ann Hanna

July 1, 2020

Dee my thought and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Sending you a virtual hug my friend!

Pat Brooks

June 30, 2020

Our family goes way back with the McDonald family. We shared many fun times with all of them. Remembering several Christmas Days in Mama’s kitchen on Hamilton Rd, and Traylor, Johnny and Earnest entertaining us with their funny antics.. Sending special thoughts, prayers and sympathy to Dee and her family.

Wesley Leonard

June 30, 2020

Dee, wishing you and your family comfort and peace.

Loraine Crenshaw

June 30, 2020

Please accept my deepest sympathies. Sincerely , Loraine Crenshaw ( Hospice LaGrange)

Maggie McDonald

June 30, 2020

Dear Dee and Family,
I was saddened to hear about the passing of your father. The love you shared spilled over to everyone when you would talk about him. He will be missed. I am sending well wishes and love. Know we are thinking of you and will keep you close in our hearts during this time of grief.

Shirley Whitworth

June 29, 2020

Working for John Edwards and T Mac was the best years of my life. T Mac had a look that would have you crying laughing. RIH MY FRIEND you will definitely be missed. I have missed you for years. My condolences to your family and friends

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