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BATH — Ray A. MacDonald, 64, died Nov. 11 at his family home. MacDonald was born in Bath, the son of Norman and Frances (Morse) MacDonald, on Feb. 27, 1948. He graduated from Morse High School.
He was married to Dianna Dickinson on March 28, 1981, and they were together for 31 years.
MacDonald worked as a heavy equipment operator for Bath Iron Works for 43 years. He had a passion for camping, fishing and boating, but enjoyed being with his family most of all. He was also actively involved as an Elks member in the Bath Lodge.
He was predeceased by his parents.
MacDonald is survived by his wife, Dianna; his three daughters, Kelly Ordung and her husband, Benjamin, of Wiscasset, Stacy Byam and her husband, Steven, of Fountain Inn, S.C., and Meghan Cooper and her husband, Seth, of Cape Coral, Fla.; five grandchildren; his brother, Milton MacDonald and wife, Linda, of Phippsburg; and his sister, Norma Smith and husband, Leonard, of Richmond.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, Nov. 16, from 12-2 p.m., at the David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath. An Elks service will take place at 2 p.m., followed by a funeral at the home, officiated by Ken Dale.
To share your thoughts and condolences with the family, please visit www.desmondfuneralhomes.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Elks Club Scholarship Fund.
Ray A. MacDonald