Robert O. McDonald
1935 — 2019
Robert O. McDonald, 84, of Asheville passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the John F. Keever, Jr. Solace Center. A native of Tulsa, OK, he was the son of the late Vernon Owen McDonald and Elizabeth Katherine Huenneke McDonald. Bob was also preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Shirley Jean McDonald in September of 2018; and a sister, Eileen Young. Bob graduated from Daniel Webster High School in Tulsa, OK, in 1953. He then went to work in the petroleum industry. Bob was a draftsman for DX Oil Company in Tulsa, OK. In 1960, he and Shirley moved to El Dorado, AR, where he worked as a Senior Engineering Assistant for Lion Oil Company until his retirement in 1998. During that time,...