Jay S. McDonald, 58, a lifetime resident of Wabash, passed away at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, at his residence after a short heroic battle with cancer.
He was born Feb. 12, 1961, in Wabash, to Terry G. McDonald and Marcia L. Sharp.
Jay was a 1979 graduate of Wabash High School. He married Doris Jeannie White on June 12, 2004. Jay was employed as a machinist with Zimmer Biomet in Warsaw. He was a member of Treaty Church of Christ.
Jay is survived by his wife, Jeannie McDonald, of Wabash; parents: Terry (Carol) McDonald, of Wabash; two stepdaughters: Melissa Crump, of Wabash; and Alisha Crump, of Greenfield; three stepsons: Shane Crump and Ryan Crump, both of Wabash; and Chris (Sandra) Crump, of Indianapolis; brother Jon D. McDonald, of Wabash; two stepbrothers: Scott Dwyer, of Fort Wayne; and David (Mindy) Dwyer, of Greenwood; four nephews, Logan McDonald and Reece McDonald, both of Wabash; Dawson Dwyer and Davis Dwyer, both of Greenwood; one niece, Delaney Dwyer, of Greenwood; and granddaughter, Izabella (Izzy) Orpurt, of Peru.
Jay is preceded in death by his mother, Marcia L. Sharp.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, IN 46992. Pastor Ryan Weaver will be the officiant. Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery, Wabash.
Visitation for friends and family will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Treaty Church of Christ, 6793 S 50 E, Wabash, IN 46992.