Funeral services for Donald Ray McGoldrick, 80, Caulfield, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. McGoldrick died at 5:10 a.m., Thursday, March 5, 2015, at his daughter’s home.
He was born September 9, 1934, at Elijah, Missouri, to Harry Iverson McGoldrick and Doris Sumner McGoldrick Ledbetter. On April 17, 1953, he was married at Melbourne, Arkansas, to Janet Carolene West, who preceded him in death on March 21, 2012. Mr. McGoldrick worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a dairy farmer in the Caulfield area for many years. He enjoyed horses, playing music and the C.B. radio. Mr. McGoldrick was a member of the Church of Christ and attended Elijah Church of Christ.
He is survived by five children, Deborah Newman, husband, Eugene, Elizabeth, Arkansas, Blandy McGoldrick, Loxley, Alabama, Laketa Eagleman, husband, Randall, West Plains, Missouri, Jeana Vandermast, husband, Nuebach, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Shanna Kesling, husband, William, Blue Springs, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; one brother, Jimmy Dale Ledbetter, West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, one daughter, Lorie Johnston, one son, Carl Ray McGoldrick and three sisters, Peggy Evans, Patsy Brower and Gayla Auffert, precede him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Fowler Chapel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Association or M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.