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James Carroll McDonald

James Carroll McDonald

James Carroll McDonald of Wolfforth was born to James Verdell and Earline Lewis McDonald December 22, 1946, in Levelland.
He passed from his earthly life October 22, 2021, in Lubbock.
Carroll graduated from Levelland High School in 1965, Sul Ross University in 1969 and then received his masters of education degree in 1976.
He began his coaching career in McCamey, followed by teams in Slaton, Post, Corpus Christi Calallen.
Carroll retired in 2003 from Frenship after 22 years with the beloved Tigers and the Davis staff, that he joined in 1975.
He was a Christian and a member of The Message church in Lubbock.
Carroll married Charlotte Strasner in DeLeon, Texas, on July 20, 1974 and in 1977, their daughter, Sharon Renee was born.
All of coach Mac’s football players were his “extra kids” and he was a father figure to his three nephews and 23 foster children throughout the years.
Carroll and Charlotte enjoyed trips across the United States on the motorcycle, lots of country dancing, and just spending time with great friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Marilyn Kay.
Carroll is survived by his wife, Charlotte; daughter, Sharon Jeffreys and her husband, Matt, of Dallas, Georgia; five grandchildren: Jayci, Cade, Karis, Zane and Zeke; nephews: Micah Edwards of Pampa, Mason Edwards of Lubbock and Mendall Edwards of Kyle and their families; several cousins including: Wayne (Phyllis) Kemp of Roswell and his family; and many friends and former athletes.
Memorial services for Carroll with be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 28, at the Sage Chapel at Eberley Brooks Events.
A private burial will be at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Krestridge Funeral Home, 806-897-1111.

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