RALEIGH - Hersheal George McDonald Sr., 87, died Sunday, July 10, 2011. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 14, at Renaissance Funeral Home, Raleigh, with Dr. Jeff Roberts officiating. Burial followed at Raleigh Memorial Park with military honors.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. He retired from Burlington Industries as a mechanical/electrical engineer.

Surviving: wife, Virginia Lynn McDonald; five children, Gwen Wall of Allendale, S.C., Hersheal McDonald Jr. of Lakeland, Fla., David McDonald of Louisburg, Gary McDonald of Raleigh and Dright McDonald of Allendale, S.C.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by one grandson.

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