Chris was a lifetime advocate of hunting and fishing and was a Texas Game Warden for Texas Parks and Wildlife with over 40 years of dedicated service. Chris was involved in and supported youth hunting and fishing programs statewide throughout his entire career and was a member of the Scottish Rite, York Rite and a Past Master of Beeville Masonic Lodge #261.
A memorial service was held in his honor at River Hills Baptist Church, 16318 FM 624, Robstown, TX 78380 on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Chris’ preferred organization – Texas Game Warden Association, 4367 FM 1047, Hamilton, TX 76531. Please designate contribution to the Memorium of Chris McDonald.
Chris is survived by wife Sharon McDonald of Beeville, TX. Son Brandon McDonald (Heather) of Destin, FL. Stepson David Bivens of Beeville, TX and stepdaughter Lynette Beasley (Jason) of College Station, TX. Brother Kevin McDonald (Tammy) of Corpus Christi, TX, sisters Molly McDonald – Ogden (Jon) of Austin, TX, Amanda McDonald – Buckalew (Bob) of Austin, TX. Four grandchildren Kirsten, Kyle, Kelsey and Landon plus numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Chris was preceded in death by his parents, Ben and Nell McDonald.