Roy McDonaldson

Obituary of Roy Russell McDonaldson

Roy Russell McDonaldson, 80, of Lynchburg, passed away Monday, August 19, 2019. He was the husband of Gloria Edith McDonaldson.

Born August 13, 1939 in Bedford, VA, he was a son of the late Russell and Hazel McDonaldson. He was a self-employed carpenter for many years and a member of Eastbrook Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, Gloria, he is survived by two step-daughters, Debbie Lacks and Violet Grove; one brother, Wilman “Buck” Milstead (Carolyn); one step-brother, Charles “Pee Wee” McDonaldson (Bonnie); five grandchildren, Meghan Pettry (Shane), Jessica Nathan, Crystal Cox (Brad), David Garner and Andrew Dalton; one great-grandchild, Alexandra Dalton; his special furry friend, “Lincoln”. He was preceded in death by his son, Steven McDonaldson and twp  brothers, Bill McDonaldson and Kenneth McDonaldson.

A visitation and viewing will be held Friday, August 23, 2019 from 7-9 PM at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation directly to his wife, Gloria.

 Diuguid Funeral Service & Crematory, Waterlick Chapel, 237-2722, is serving the family. On-line condolences may be sent to


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Visitation & Veiwing

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, August 23, 2019
Diuguid Waterlick Chapel
21914 Timberlake Rd.
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States