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Jay S. McDonald

February 12, 1961 ~ November 24, 2019 (age 58)


Jay S. McDonald, 58, a lifetime resident of Wabash, Indiana, passed away at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at his residence after a short heroic battle with cancer.  He was born on February 12, 1961, in Wabash to Terry G. McDonald and Marcia L. Sharp.  

Jay was a 1979 graduate of Wabash High School.  He married Doris Jeannie White on June 12, 2004.  Jay was employed as a machinist with Zimmer Biomet in Warsaw, Indiana.  He was a member of Treaty Church of Christ.  

Jay is survived by his wife, Jeannie McDonald, of Wabash; parents, Terry (Carol) McDonald, of Wabash; two stepdaughters, Melissa Crump, of Wabash and Alisha Crump, of Greenfield; three stepsons, Shane Crump and Ryan Crump, both of Wabash, and Chris (Sandra) Crump, of Indianapolis; brother Jon D. McDonald, of Wabash; two stepbrothers, Scott Dwyer, of Fort Wayne and David (Mindy) Dwyer, of Greenwood; four nephews, Logan McDonald and Reece McDonald, both of Wabash, Dawson Dwyer and Davis Dwyer, both of Greenwood; one niece, Delaney Dwyer, of Greenwood and granddaughter, Izabella (Izzy) Orpurt, of Peru.  Jay is preceded in death by his mother, Marcia L. Sharp.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  Pastor Ryan Weaver will be the officiant. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery, Wabash.

Visitation for friends and family will be from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 29, 2019 at the funeral home. 

Preferred memorials are to Treaty Church of Christ, 6793 S 50 E, Wabash, IN 46992. 

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November 29, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
November 30, 2019

10:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
231 Falls Ave
Wabash, IN 46992

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