Funeral services for Deacon Moses Joseph McDonald, conducted by the Rev. Willie Bryant and the Rev. Levern O. Brown, were held Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Union Missionary Baptist Church of Salters. Burial, directed by Henryhand Funeral Home, followed at Rockyford Cemetery of Salters. Mr. McDonald died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at McLeod Regional Medical Center of Florence. He was born August 7, 1921, in Salters, the son of the late Adam and Ella McDonald. He attended the public schools of Williamsburg County. He was married to the late Ruthann Patrick. He served for three years as Corporal in the United States Army during World War II and traveled to many countries before receiving an honorable discharge. After returning from the war, he pursued a career in Agricultural Sciences. He was a member of Union Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as an Usher, Church Secretary/Treasurer, Trustee, Sunday school and Bible study teacher. He was a member of the Male Chorus and the Discipleship class. In 1956, he was ordained as a Deacon. He also served as Secretary of the Williamsburg Baptist Association, the Black River Deacon’s Laymen, and Minister’s Union. He was also a member of the Lampkin Masonic Lodge #158 and the Farmer’s Aid Organization. Five siblings, Robert, James, Wilbur, Bernice and Susie Mae Green, preceded him in death. Survivors are: his wife, Bessie McDonald of the home; eight children, Eunice Pasley of the home; Joseph McDonald (Ivy) of Jersey City, New Jersey, and Vernell Hilton (Leroy) of Plainfield, New Jersey; Mary Burrows, Larry Myers, Benny Myers, Jerletha Myers, and Linda Dukes (James); one sister, Lula Mae McDonald of Yonkers, New York; 24 grandchildren, five of which he raised as his own; and 28 great-grandchildren.