Jefferson – Bill,
56, died May 2 in Jefferson. He was born in Farmington, NM,
living in Southern California, Oklahoma, and back to
California until moving to Stayton in 1991 to Salem in 2006
and settling in Jefferson in 2014.
Bill served in the
US Navy. He worked as a Truck Driver for over 30 years. Bill
married his high school sweetheart, Shawn Goure on August 18,
1999 in Silverton. He was a member of AA and NA. Bill enjoyed
fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by
his wife: Shawn McDonald of Jefferson; children: Angela
McDonald of Temecula, CA, Michelle Searfus of Stayton and
Steven McDonald of Grand Ronde; brother: Douglas McDonald of
Oklahoma City, OK; 11 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.
Bill was preceded in death by his sister, Deborah Firth.
A celebration of
life will be Saturday, May 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm at St. Paul’s
Episcopal Church 1444 Liberty St. SE Salem, OR. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.