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Donald Boyd McDade

May 3, 1925 January 17, 2019
Donald  Boyd McDade
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Obituary for Donald Boyd McDade

Donald Boyd McDade, age 93 of Marietta, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, January 17, 2019. He was born in Eupora, MS. on May 3, 1925, the son of the late Thomas C. McDade and Ida Mary McCain McDade, and step-mother Lottie Pearl Shaffer Taylor McDade. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 72 years, Frances Jankowski McDade, and 6 Brothers and 3 Sisters. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He served in the Army as a PFC in the 47th Infantry 9th Division, where he was wounded in Germany during the Battle of Normandy in 1945, earning the Silver Star and the Purple Heart. While recovering he met the love of his life, France Ann, who was his Red Cross volunteer nurse, They married and moved to Marietta, GA, where he attended night school while working at Lockheed, retiring in 1981. They loved to travel and he loved to fly, being a member of the Lockheed Flying Club. While traveling, they visited all United States Capitals except Alaska. He was a long time member of First United Methodist Church of Marietta. Donald never met a stranger, he was known as a humorous storyteller, and enjoyed his hobby of stain glassmaking. Visitation will be 1 PM Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta. Followed by a service at 2 PM. Interment will be at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park. Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta is in charge of the arrangements. www.carmichaelcares.com, 770-424-4924


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Visitation

Sunday

20

Jan

1:00 PM 1/20/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta

1130 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA 30064

Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta
1130 Whitlock Avenue Marietta 30064 GA
United States

Service

Sunday

20

Jan

2:00 PM 1/20/2019 2:00:00 PM
Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta

1130 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA 30064

Carmichael Funeral Home Marietta
1130 Whitlock Avenue Marietta 30064 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cheatham Hill Memorial Park Final Resting Place

1861 Dallas Highway
Marietta, GEORGIA 30064

1861 Dallas Highway Marietta 30064 GEORGIA
United States
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