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Donald McClinton

November 8, 1938 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Donald McClinton, of Oglesby, passed away Saturday morning, April 2, 2022, at the age of 83. Visitation will be 9 to 10 AM Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at Oglesby First United Methodist Church.  The funeral service will follow at 10 AM with Rev. Joy Fattori officiating.  Interment will follow in Eagle Springs Cemetery.

Donald was born on November 8, 1938, in Oglesby, Texas, to parents Carl B. and Lillie May

McClinton. Donald attended Oglesby ISD where he played football and basketball. After graduation in

1957, he began working for Lee Hardware while he attended 4C Business College. After graduation in

1960, he went to work for Gilmore & Davis Furniture in McGregor, TX. Donald had a successful career

and became vice president of Gilmore & Davis in 1966. During this time, Donald met the love of his life,

Shirley, at a dance at Linden Hall. The two were married on July 27, 1963, at St Martin’s Catholic Church

in Tours, Texas. They then made their home in Oglesby, Texas. Donald was a longtime member of the

Oglesby School Board and was president for many years. He also served on the Coryell City Water board,

the board of directors at the Oglesby State Bank, and was a longtime member of the First United

Methodist Church of Oglesby. In his spare time, Donald loved buying and selling horses, saddles, tack,

antiques, raising sheep, and he especially loved playing dominoes. Donald was preceded in death by his

parents Carl B. and Lillie May McClinton, brother, Travis McClinton, and nephew Victor McClinton.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley McClinton, daughter Donna Kramer and husband

Dennis Kramer, son Randy McClinton and wife Sheila McClinton, grandson Ryan McClinton and fiancée

Dominique Griego.

The family would like to thank the staff at Hillside Medical Lodge for all the care they gave

Donald. Contributions, in Donald’s memory, may be made to the First United Methodist Church of

Oglesby or the Eagle Spring’s Cemetery.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Oglesby
109 College Avenue
Oglesby, TX 76561

Funeral Service
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

10:00 AM
First United Methodist Church of Oglesby
109 College Avenue
Oglesby, TX 76561

Interment
Wednesday
April 6, 2022

11:30 AM
Eagle Springs Cemetery
1360 CR 311
McGregor, TX 76657

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