Albert John McDonald III, also known as “Bert”, “Moose”, “Rambo”, and especially ''Pop-Pop", age 61, of Marydel, DE, passed away suddenly on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Born in Elkton, MD, on July 8, 1960.
Mr. McDonald served 2 years active duty in the U.S. Army and 4 years in the reserves. Once out of the reserves, he married his wife, Aleicia McDonald, and were happily married for 35 years. After that, Bert shortly found his passion of becoming a truck driver, where befriended his life long friend whom he considered to be his brother, Isaac Humphires and they have remained friends all these years. Bert will always be remembered for the love he had for his family, and country; and his love of truck driving, witty comments, telling you how it is, and his unforgettable practical jokes.
He is survived by his wife, Aleicia McDonald, and his 3 daughters Laila, Amanda, and Rebecca McDonald, Marydel, DE. His only grandchild, Wesley Warburton, Marydel, DE. His father-in-law Joseph Simmons, sister-in-law Wannetta Barr, Elkton, MD; niece and great niece Shannon and Julia Barr, Northeast, MD; nieces Karen Ancarrow and Tonya Graham.
Mr. McDonald was preceded in death by his parents, Albert McDonald Jr., and Anna Mae McDonald. His brother, Charles McDonald and his sister Christine Graham. His mother-in-law Minnie Z. Simmons, sister-in-law Renate J. Simmons, and brother-in-law Steven K. Simmons.
Per Bert’s wishes, the family will be hosting a small wake in his honor to celebrate his life with family and close friends. They will be reaching out to provide that information.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, as Bert was very fond of this organization.
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