First Posted: 2/16/2010
Dwayne E. McDonald, 48, of Parkton, passed away Feb. 13, 2010, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.
The funeral will be held at The Life Center (First Pentecostal Holiness Church) in St. Pauls today, with viewing and visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. followed by a service officiated by Pastor Ray Faircloth Jr. A graveside service will be held for the immediate family Wednesday in Parkton Cemetery.
He was a registered nurse at Southeastern Regional Medical Center and served in various capacities including, critical care nurse, unit manager, and house supervisor.
Following Dwayne’s medical retirement, he continued to work as a special advisor for several health care agencies. He also volunteered at hospitals as well as helped with bereavement and respite ministries in the local community.
Dwayne received his formal education from Robeson Community College and Medical University of South Carolina. He enjoyed cooking, mentoring and spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William (Billy) McDonald and Patricia Bunnell McMillan; and his grandparents, Daniel Bunnell Sr. and Betty Lewis, and Thomas and Geraldine McDonald.
Dwayne is survived by his sisters, Kathy Colosky of Parkton, and Deborah Ann Moore of Four Oaks; brothers, Michael McDonald, and Heath McDonald, both of Hope Mills; and a niece, Heather Colosky Blackmon.
Memorials may be made to The Life Center, 404 E. McLean St., St. Pauls, N.C., 28384, or the American Heart Association, 3131 RDU Center Drive, Suite 100, Morrisville, N.C., 27560.
Arrangements by Saint Pauls Funeral Home.