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Robert Mac Donald, Sr. and Carol Ann Mac Donald


Robert “Bob” Ward Mac Donald, Sr., 78, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Wednesday, September 1, 2021. He was born November 16, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Ward Brunell Mac Donald and Eleanor Valentine Mac Donald. Bob was a lifelong self-employed award winning photographer and videographer.   

Carol Ann Richwine Mac Donald, 77, went home to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, September 12, 2021. She was born May 20, 1944 in Wilmington, DE to the late Donald Chester Richwine and Ruth Mae Cole Richwine. Carol was a loving, caring wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker and entrepreneur. 

The family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, September 17, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale. 

A celebration of both Bob and Carol’s lives will be held 12:00 pm, Saturday, September 18, 2021 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel. Service will be live streamed and can be viewed at under their tribute. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, Clayton, NC. 

Surviving: children: Lisa Gurganus (Richard), Robin Scott (Don), Robert Mac Donald, Jr. (Sue Ellen), Dawn Ellington (Grant), Diane Thompson (Eric), Eric Mac Donald (Casey), Susan Mac Donald, Carol Wessel (Charlie), Brian Jason Mac Donald (Pam); grandchildren: Haley, Lisa Brooke (Mark), Aaron, Jacob, Abigail, Cory, Jordan (Sierra), Jacob, Alec, Matthew, Luke, Garrett, Dylan, Erica (Darrel), Shawn (Makaela), Ashley, Sarah, Hannah, Brittany, Megan, Eli, Justin Jr., Jonathan, Trey, Madison, Vivi, Brian, Allysa, Cameron; great-grandchildren: Lillian, Jaylinn, Kendall, Sevi, Allison; Bob’s sister, Connie Hunter; Carol’s brother, Dean Richwine (Diane); Carol’s sister, Cheryl Richwine; as well as several nieces and nephews.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Mac Donald, Sr. and Carol Ann Mac Donald, please visit our floral store.


September 17, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory
944 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC 27545

A Celebration of Life
September 18, 2021

12:00 PM
L. Harold Pole Funeral Service Chapel (Knightdale, NC)

Video is available for this event


Maplewood Cemetery, NC

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