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Earnest Elwood McDonald

Birth
Gallatin, Daviess County, Missouri, USA
Death 15 Nov 1998 (aged 78)
Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, USA
Burial Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 101362457 · View Source
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Son of Oral and Laura 'Shipley' McDonald. He attended Roastinere rural school in Gallatin and Graduated from Gallatin High School in 1939.
On July 18, 1942 he married Marian Lee Bils in Gallatin. They had a daughter, Martha Sue Gaston.
They farmed in Livingston County.
He served in the Army from 1942 to 1945 with a rank of Staff Sergeant. He was in the Rome-Arno campaign. He received 2 Bronze Stars, the Purple Heart, and The Oak Leaf Cluster.
He was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was blessed with 4 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.


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  • Created by: G Trent Gann
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101362457
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Earnest Elwood McDonald (18 Oct 1920–15 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101362457, citing Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by G Trent Gann (contributor 47211160) .