James David McDonald

July 31, 1966 ~ May 17, 2021 (age 54)


James David McDonald, age 54 of Tazewell, TN was born July 31, 1966 and passed away Monday, May 17, 2021 at the Claiborne Medical Center. He was saved at an earlier age and attended Riverside Baptist Church. James loved to make everyone laugh, playing music and working on trucks.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Charles David and Betty (Moyers) McDonald, sisters; Brenda Lou McDonald and Rena Mae McDonald, niece; Brenda Ann McDonald, special uncle; Terry Green.

He is survived by his wife Debbie McDonald, his soulmate; Janet Cupp, children; Charles David McDonald, Robert Dayton “Boo” McDonald, James McDonald, Jr., grandchildren; Ayden McDonald, Abigail McDonald, and Addalyn McDonald, brother; Charles Edward McDonald, sisters; Patricia McDonald, Bonita McDonald, and Joanna Meador, special nephew; Eric McDonald, special great nieces; Emily Foister and Bella McDonald. He is also survived by several other nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and many friends.

Graveside services will be conducted 4PM Friday, May 21, 2021 in the Green Family Cemetery, New Tazewell, TN with Pastor James Shoffner officiating. Music will be provided by Jim Goins.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.


The Arnett & Steele Valley Chapel is honored to be serving the McDonald Family.

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Graveside Service
May 21, 2021

4:00 PM
Green Family Cemetery (New Tazewell)

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