Kenneth “Mac” McDonald

LIVE OAK, Fla. – Kenneth “Mac” McDonald, 75, peacefully passed away on July 19, 2021, at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital. Kenny was born in Lewiston, Maine in 1946 to parents George and Beatrice McDonald of Litchfield, Maine. He grew up as the second youngest of ten children and attended Litchfield Schools.Moving to Live Oak, Florida in 1988, he worked in agriculture, a field of work he was passionate about and dedicated to throughout his life. He was a kind and dependable neighbor and friend. After retirement, his love and appreciation for farming continued to be a part of his daily life as he established his own farm and a farming auction business, MO Livestock L.L.C, with long time friend and neighbor, Robert Oagles. Kenny looked forward to visiting friends and family in Maine as often as possible, especially in the summer. Over the years, he would return to work with his brother in the woods, enjoy family barbecues, throw ringers in horseshoes, attend local fairs, play with his great grandchildren, and fish in Pemaquid for mackerel. The Maine coast was a place that brought him pleasure and peace. His children and grandchildren also enjoyed taking road trips to see “Pup” in Florida, where many and any animals could be found on his property. His memory is left behind in the loving hearts of daughter, Trudy and husband Ranleigh Elwell of Bowdoin, Maine; his son, Kenneth and wife Becky McDonald of Litchfield, Maine; grandchildren, Tiffany Alden, Brittany Elwell, Lindsey Blais and Ranleigh Elwell III, Amanda Mullins; great grandchildren, Julian and Griffin Alden, Ryder Blais, Robel Elwell, Liam, Bradley and Chloe Mullins; sisters, Pearl, Joan, and Pauline; brother, Lawrence and Winfield; and companion, Joni Randall. Kenneth was predeceased by siblings: Johnny, David, Blaine, and Madeline. A celebration of life will be held in honor of Kenneth McDonald on August 15; at Litchfield Sportsmen’s Club, 1 p.m. All family and friends are welcome to join.

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