McDonald, Jack

Jack McDonald

Jack McDonald, 89, of Avon Park, Florida, and formerly of Maquoketa, passed away Wednesday, July 22, 2020.

Jack was born and raised in the Maquoketa area. He spent four years in the United States Air Force as an aviation technician during the Korean War. He worked at Caraway Feed and Supply for several years. Later he worked as a district salesperson for McNess Premixes. He owned and operated The Rocky Nook Bar and Grill by the dam at Delhi, Iowa, for several years. He later worked with Waiteway Mobile Home sales in Sebring, Florida.

He married Mickey Collins of Charleston, South Carolina, in 1955. They were married many years before she passed away. He later married Shirley Burt of Sebring, Florida in 2005. She passed in 2010.

In his younger years, Jack was an airplane pilot. He loved flying and even did some stunt flying. He enjoyed flea markets buying and selling. In later years he enjoyed camping, fishing, woodworking and yard work. He always had a smile for everyone and really enjoyed people.

His survivors include his son Todd that has two daughters, a daughter Patty that has one son, and a sister, Lovell Caraway of Maquoketa and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service is planned for later in September in Avon Park, Florida.