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Dr. James "Jim" Campbell McDonald

September 1, 1942 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 78)

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James “Jim” Campbell McDonald Jr., 78, of Morehead City, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at his home. 

He grew up in Raleigh, graduating from Needham Broughton High School in 1960 and furthered his education by graduating from Ohio College of Podiatry in 1967. He practiced podiatry in Raleigh and Asheville before retiring in 1993 to Morehead City, NC.

He was predeceased by his parents James Campbell McDonald Sr. and Eileen Young McDonald.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra, daughters Mandy Hull (Eddie), Camey Holton (Ken), granddaughter Arden Niles (Troy) and grandson James Holton.

Also surviving is a brother-in-law Donnie Russell (Sommai), stepchildren Patrick Plettner (Karen) and children, (Drew, Charles, and Virginia), Debbie Kilgore (Jim) and children, (Will and Taylor Kincaid), along with many cousins.

Special thanks to Community Hospice for their treatment and care, along with all his dedicated caregivers.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 1604 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557; Community Hospice, PO Box 245, Swansboro, NC 28584 or Salvation Army, PO Box 399, Morehead City, NC 28557.

The family has decided, due to the increase of covid, to hold a memorial service later at First Presbyterian Church of Morehead City, NC.

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Arrangements by Noe-Brooks Funeral Home, Morehead City, NC.

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