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Kermit McDonaldNew Iberia - Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM , Wednesday, November 10, 2010 , at Pellerin Funeral Home Chapel in New Iberia, for Kermit W. McDonald, Sr., 80, who passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2010 in New Iberia . Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Johnny Ward and Dr. Landrum P. Leavell, III will officiate. Born on March 16, 1930 in Vermilion Parish, Mr. McDonald was a retired rice and cattle farmer. He had a deep love for the Texas Hill Country, deer hunting, and for Mason , Texas . A member of the First Baptist Church of Delcambre, he was also a member of the Abbeville Masonic Lodge No. 192 , the Aurora Masonic Lodge No. 193, the Lake Charles Scottish Rite, Habibi Temple, the Coastal Shrine Club of Jefferson Island, the Order of the Eastern Star, and the LA. Cattlemans Association. He always enjoyed visiting with his family and friends. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ruby Duhon McDonald of New Iberia ; sons, Michael W. McDonald and wife Donna of New Iberia, Kermit McDonald, Jr. of New Iberia; daughter, Tina McDonald Broussard and husband George of New Iberia; brothers, Joseph Berwick 'JB' McDonald, Jr. and wife Rita of New Iberia, Henry McDonald and wife Dot of New Iberia, Allen McDonald of New Iberia; sister, Catherine McDonald Darcey and husband Donald of New Iberia; brother-in-law, Eugene Duhon, Jr. and wife Ruby of New Iberia; grandchildren, Bradley McDonald, Lisa McGee, Adam McDonald, Megan McDonald, K.T. McDonald, Zack McDonald; great grandchildren, Madison McGee, Emily McGee, Jonathan McDonald, Noah Jenkins; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Berwick McDonald, Sr. and Ora Bailleaux McDonald; and a sister, Gwinnie McDonald Broussard. Pallbearers will be Bradley McDonald, Adam McDonald, K.T. McDonald, Zack McDonald, Eugene Benoit, and Mark McDonald. A gathering of family and friends will be Tuesday from 4:30 PM until 9:00 PM at Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd , in New Iberia . Visitation will continue Wednesday from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM . Pellerin Funeral Home, 502 Jefferson Terrace Blvd., New Iberia, LA 70560, 337.365.3331, is in charge of arrangements.
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I am deeply saddened at your loss and send my condolences to you and your family. I would also like to share with you a comforting scripture from the Bible at John 5:28,29 ??Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice [the voice of Jesus
Bethany Sep 12 2018 12:00 AM
The Joyner family extends our prayers and love to the McDonald family at this time of great loss. We all have great memories of Mr. Kermit, your family has been blessed to have shared many years with this special man. This life will pass for all of us and we all shall reunite again in a much better place. Love, Simelo, Nel, Sarah and Hannah
Nel Joyner Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
My sincere condolences. I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Mr. McDonald and his entire family will be in my prayers. I am in Austin now but will touch base with you when I return. Love and prayers,Cynthia Elmer
Cynthia Elmer Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Our prayers and thoughts are with the family at this difficult time. May God Bless all of you.
Philip P. Coontz Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Mrs. Ruby and Family; It is hard for me to find words at this moment in order to express how much Mr. McDonald and you have meant to me. You accepted me into God's house, showed me love of a real family (watching the McDonald Family together was always a reminder of my family years ago) without judgement. Mr. McDonald will always hold a special place in my heart and as with my own Dad, the cowboy hat will always be a reminder of them both (each time I wear mine, I will especially think of them).My heart aches for your family at this time, but please know I love you all very much and am praying for your comfort as I know one day soon we will all be together again!In Christ Love,Shirley
Shirely McCain Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Tina, my heart goes out to you. I know what it means to lose a daddy. Love you.
Kathy Genest Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Kermit was such a dynamic man. I did not know him very long but the little time I was able to spend with him and the rest of you, his family, was very special. Ya'll have a very close and loving family. My prayers are with you. I hope the wonderful memories of Mr. Kermit and the knowledge that he is with our loving God will comfort you in time. God bless Mr. Kermit's soul and comfort his family.
Linda Lassalle Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
Ms Ruby and Tina,Sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Kermit. I know you will miss him dearly. Mr. Kermit was one of the hardest working and devoted family man I knew. I always enjoyed the times I had conversations with him. Mom and Dad send their thoughts and prayers as well. I know the days ahead will be tough, but I pray that the memories you have of Mr. Kermit will sustain and provide peace and strength to you and your family. God has promised to never leave or forsake, rest in Him during these days and he will sustain. From the Campbells to the McDonalds, we love you and will be praying for you.Pressing on in Him,Jeff Campbell - Phil 3:12
Jeff Campbell Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
My deepest sympathies go to the McDonald family for their loss. My thoughts and prayers will be with you at this difficult time.
Denise East Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with family.
Stephanie Duhon Aug 28 2013 12:00 AM