Willard John McDonald Jr., 75, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Nov. 20, 1943 in Benkelman, Neb. to Willard J. McDonald Sr. and Elma E. (Harder) McDonald.

He attended Dundy County Schools until he ventured to Coatesville, Pa., where he attended Scott Senior High and Colby Community College, where he earned an associate’s degree in printing.

He married Rebecca Flax on June 6, 1980. He was a delivery driver for Pizza Hut.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Willard McDonald III., Hill City; a daughter, Sara McDonald, Oakley; two brothers, Dick McDonald, Oxford, Neb.; and Gary McDonald, Hastings, Neb.; and a sister, Mary Schneider, Brule, Neb.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Trego Community High School (for the Forensics Program) in care of the funeral home.