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Harry "Keith" K. McDonald

December 9, 1947 ~ February 12, 2019 (age 71)

Harry “Keith” McDonald, 71 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born in Mt. Vernon on December 9, 1947 to Harry G. & Lear (Huff) McDonald. Keith married Louise (Davis) McDonald on December 28, 1996 and she survives.

Keith owned and operated McDonald Sand and Gravel with his family. After retirement Keith could always be found working on something. Keith served in the United States Marines and was a member of the American Legion.  He was also a member of Church of Christ in Mt. Vernon.

Keith is survived by his Wife, Louise; Daughter, Robin McCarty; Grandchildren, Noah McCarty and Jasper Chumley; Sister, Shirley Moore. He was proceeded in death by his parents; brothers, John McDonald & Donald McDonald. He’s also leaving behind his dog’s Gizmo & Josie.

 Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home at 1330 E 4th St, Mt. Vernon with burial in Marshall Ferry Cemetery Illinois. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. Online condolences may be left at

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