Sunday, May 1, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

Found: 2 female dogs, 1 black and white Terrier mix and 1 Lab mix puppy, Floresville. 812-632-8164.
Found: Female dog with dark brown and tan highlights, on Hwy. 87, Adkins. Call Andrea at 623-512-8099.

VideoFound Male Lab Mix. Light Brown. Neon Orange collar (Reminton).Saint Hedwig, Near Lubianski's feed store 210-859-1546
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Your #1 Advertising Resource! Call 830-216-4519.
The City of Floresville is currently accepting applications for the following position: General Maintenance Technician. A complete job description and application form may be obtained at City Hall, 1120 D Street, Floresville, Texas 78114, Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M.–5:00 P.M.; or on the City of Floresville website, www.floresvilletx.gov. Deadline to submit application is 5:00 PM on Friday, May 6, 2016. “This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
Vinyards Funeral Home OBWCN your news your way-subscribeWCN Obituaries
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Obituaries


Robert Lee ‘Bobby’ McDonald Jr.




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Write a Tribute. Share a Memory.
March 22, 2011 | 4,757 views | Offer condolences

Robert Lee “Bobby” McDonald Jr. went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in his residence in Floresville, Texas, at the age of 62.

He was born Feb. 8, 1949, in Uvalde.

One of the happiest times in his life was spent with his grandfather near Reagan Wells, where he rode horses and spent a lot of time outdoors. He just loved his grandfather and the time they spent together.

Bobby met his future bride, Linda Jean, one summer between their junior and senior years in high school. He transferred to her school, South San High School in San Antonio, where they dated throughout their senior year. The couple married Oct. 14, 1967.

They were blessed with two children, Rachelle and Robert Christopher.

Bobby, a Vietnam veteran, served 22 years with the U.S. Army. Known to his Army buddies as “Mac,” he retired from the military in 1990. He took his children sightseeing around the different Army posts where they lived -- to castles in Germany and on “volksmarches,” where he carried his young son on his shoulders, and camping at Mount Ranier in Washington state. He loved his country and always supported our troops.

He loved his family. His extended family members, such as cousins, were like brothers and sisters to Bobby. One of his greatest gifts was making others “feel like family.” In his last illness, Army buddies and friends traveled from Wyoming and Hawaii to be with him.

He enjoyed helping others. When his children were young, he was always fixing a bicycle for someone.

Bobby loved spending time outdoors and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his family. He shared his enjoyment with his children and grandchildren. He loved to go fishing with his son on his boat.

Bobby enjoyed drinking his favorite beverage, Dr Pepper, and enjoyed a good joke -- although he never was any good at telling them.

His greatest joy was his grandchildren, watching them play and grow. Bobby loved having his family together, whether for dinner, camping, or just watching television.

He will be remembered as a very patient, gentle, and loving man who enjoyed his family, and felt there was little in life more precious than a child.

Bobby is survived by his wife of more than 43 years, Linda Jean McDonald of Floresville; his daughter, Rachelle Ehlert and husband Steve; his son, Robert Christopher McDonald and wife Shannon; grandchildren Adam Christopher, Sarah Anne, Mathew Ryan, Kayla Lea, and Tristan Thomas; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 23, from 6-8 p.m. in the Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Floresville.

Graveside services with military honors will take place Thursday at 9:45 a.m. in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, with Pastor Michael Mumme officiating.

A memorial service will follow Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the Floresville United Methodist Church, with a reception afterward in the church’s fellowship hall.
 

Your Condolences, Prayers, and Memories


Please share a prayer, memory, or offer your condolences below.


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Obituaries Archives


Amparo Alcala (April 27, 2016)
Cerio Lara Flores Sr. (April 27, 2016)
Daniel Conde Garza (April 27, 2016)
Donald Duff (April 27, 2016)
Elinor Claire Flewellen (April 27, 2016)
Emma Reyes Fuentes (April 27, 2016)
Grady Ann McAllister (April 27, 2016)
Kenneth Dale Sadler (April 27, 2016)
Prosper W. ‘Corky’ Nieschwietz Jr. (April 27, 2016)
Ritchy Rae Kerfoot (April 27, 2016)
Ryan James Merecka (April 27, 2016)
Zygmund Anton Moczygemba (April 27, 2016)
Adam P. ‘Shine’ Mejia (April 20, 2016)
Elder Brooks (April 20, 2016)
Erwin Hermann Wahl (April 20, 2016)
Esmelindo ‘PoPo’ DeLeon (April 20, 2016)
Jimmy Munoz Perez (April 20, 2016)
Johanna Faith ‘Hanna’ (Hershberger) Darden (April 20, 2016)
John Wesley ‘Spider’ Brooks (April 20, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Esteban Montes Longoria (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Frank Uriegas Gutierrez Sr. (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Julia Streety Scarbrough (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Leland W. Cook (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Linda K. Young (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Mary Jean Deskin Tumlinson (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Refugio E. Peña (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Robert W. Gadd Jr. (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Rudolf L. ‘Rudy’ Rivers (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Shirley Chandler Tucker (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Wilma Cletty Thurmond (April 13, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Albert Emil Rieck (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Aurora ‘Gole’ Peña Estrada (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Charles Edward Redden (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Eddie Perez (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Emma Bea Harrell Mills (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Eugene T. Garza (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Gertrude Tausch Haverlah (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Henry Dominguez Brown Jr. (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Kenneth Dale Sadler (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Lynda Loree (Wolcott) Bush (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Patrick Allen Kotara (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Sandra June Redden (April 6, 2016)
Full obituary available to Wilson County News subscribers only. Click here to subscribe. Wanda (Kindle) Pattillo (April 6, 2016)
WCN Share Your Thoughts
obituary page obituary submission
Triple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld homeHeavenly Touch home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.