MACDONALD Ronald James

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Born May 13, 1925. Passed away March 27, 2021.

Passed away peacefully at Arcare Portarlington, in his 96th year.

Dearly loved by his wife Iris (dec), his children and their partners – Carolyn & John, Joylene & Brian, his grandchildren – Ben, Lisa, Donna, Jono & Nick, and much loved great-grandpa of Taylor, Adeline, Harriet, Maddie, Audrey, Will & Paddy.

Funeral Notice

Service: Friday April 9, 2021

The funeral service for Ronald James Macdonald will be held at our Chapel, cnr High Street and Murradoc Road, Drysdale, on FRIDAY (9th April) commencing at 11.30am.

The service can be viewed via live-stream on our website from 11.30am.

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  1. to all concerned our deepest sympathy we met Ron on a trip across Lake Ayre 20 years ago had a wonderful couple of days playing pool and a few beers he tracked us down when he came to Arcare Joanne and I visited him at Arcare a few times and I kept in touch by phone mainly due to co-vid he had amazing memory of dates and events loved his racing i will miss our Friday chats RIP Ron
    Regards Len and Joanne Hogg

    Leonard HoggMarch 31 2021 3:18 pm
  2. What a beautiful man . Pam and I thought the world of Ron . He always wanted to know how we have been and what we were up too . He even kept an eye on our place when we weren’t home . He new what was happening around our area . A sad time for all but his memories will remain . Our love to Joylenne and families .
    Darren and Pam

    Darren GrunowApril 4 2021 3:14 pm
  3. To all of Rons family. Connie & I wish to pass on to you our sincere condolences. “Rest in peace, old Mate”

    Don & Connie SingletonApril 6 2021 6:04 pm
  4. RIP Uncle Ron..
    A life well lived.
    Our thoughts are with Carolyn, Joylene & families.
    Fondly remembered by Robert & Marie.

    Robert LeveringtonApril 8 2021 4:29 pm
  5. Uncle Ron was one of the most amazing men I have had the priveledge ok knowing – and so proud to be able to call him my uncle.
    From Raelene & myself…thankyou for being a big part in our lives. You touched our hearts in a way that we will never forget and are forever grateful.
    Thank you for your love…..
    Thank you for your support & undying interest in our endeavours…..
    Thank you for all of your advice over years & the long chats on the phone…..
    Most of all…thank you for just being there and listening.
    So glad we both got to see you on our last visit…So sad our next is now.
    We will miss your xmas cards and phone calls that we never seemed to be able to beat.
    Whether it was the the letterbox or phone we would say ” he’s done it again”.
    We will never forget you …always in our hearts & thoughts.
    Will raise a glass of rum & milk to you.
    So Sad we cant be there in person…but we are in spirit.
    RIP Uncle Ron.

    Peter & Raelene Leverington

    Peter and Raelene LeveringtonApril 8 2021 8:00 pm
  6. To one of the greatest men I ever had the privilege to know – Ron, we miss you now you have gone, but we still talk about you because you are still very present in our hearts.

    “Always a smile and a story to share,
    and a joke to be told with Ron’s special flair.
    A glass named Betsy he did hold,
    and she’s filled to the brim with liquid gold.
    Stories of horses and mining tales of old,
    there was no stopping the BIG MAC as long as Betsy was Cold.
    We got to share a beer and a wine,
    and the privilege and honour – that was all mine.
    You are not here with us anymore Ron,
    but we speak of you like you’ve never gone”.

    Rest in PEACE my good friend.

    Michael "Mick" O'ConnorMay 25 2021 3:58 pm

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