Douglas E. “Doug” McDonald

Douglas E. “Doug” McDonald, 62, of Mt. Pleasant, died Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at the Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center in West Burlington.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, May 27 at the McCoid Shelter House at East Lake Park, Mt. Pleasant. Cremation Rites have been entrusted to the Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant.

Memorials may be directed to the family and left at the funeral home. On-line condolences may be directed to

Douglas Eugene McDonald was born January 10, 1961 in Monmouth, Illinois. He was the sone of Raymond Eugene and Barbara Breneda (Billingsley) McDonald. He grew up in New London where he attended school. On May 27, 1983 in New London, Doug married Sheryl Moore. The couple later divorced. On January 30, 2009 in Mt. Pleasant, Doug married Debra Jean Hansen who survives.

Doug previously worked for Blue Bird Bus Co., Micogen Seed, Lomont Molding and the City of Mt. Pleasant Street Dept. Most of Doug’s working years were spend driving truck. He was an Over-the Road trucker for CRST, Shelman Trucking and West Wind Logistics. Most recently, Doug was a dump truck driver of Cole Construction of Bonaparte.

Doug enjoyed mushroom hunting and sitting on his front porch watching the traffic on Mapleleaf Drive. He loved his animals, but loved his grandkids even more.

Those thankful for sharing in Doug’s life include his children: Justin (Crystal) McDonald of Lockridge, Krista (Dan) McAllister of Fairfield, Jamie (Matthew) Krogmeier of Mt. Pleasant and Stephanie Childress of Mt. Pleasant; his siblings: Yvonne(Ray Griffin) Vorhies of Fairfield, Dayle-Lynn (Alondo) Blanco of Burlington, Rodney (Kim) McDonald of Kewanee, IL, Teresa (Eric) Wood of Kewanee, IL, Gary McDonald of Illinois, Ben (Nancy) Miller of Texas, Sharon (Ron) Graham of Arizona and Jean Westerbeck of New London; his former wife, Sheryl Moore of Danville; 12 grandchldren and 4 great grandchildren.

His parents, step father Byron A. Miller and 2 sisters – Carolyn Lair and Janice

Newman precede Doug in death.