Jerry Casper McDonald, age 82 of Aberdeen died Sunday (June 18, 2017) at PEAK Resource Pinelake.


Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday at McDonald’s Chapel Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. Robert Whitehouse. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.


A native of Moore County he was raised by his grandparents Archie and Alice McDonald. A lifelong farmer, he also worked as a supervisor for J.P. Stevens and later operated a landscaping company.


He was preceded in death by his mother Christine McDonald Ritter and his stepfather Herman Ritter.


He is survived by daughters Diane Vest and husband Andy of West End, Karen Cockman and husband Junior of Carthage, Sharon Street of Pinebluff; sons Scott McDonald of Foxfire, Greg McDonald and wife Elizabeth of Pinehurst; brothers Herman “H.B.” Ritter and wife Linda of SC, Wayne “Buck” Ritter and wife Loretta of VA; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.


Fry & Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage is serving the McDonald family.




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  1. Harvey, Liz, Lance, Logan & McDonald Family,

    We are so very sorry that your father/grand-father has passed. He is not suffering anymore. There are no words to comfort you at this time, but know that we will be thinking of you all and hope tha

  2. Jerry was my dear friend. I got to know him as soon as I moved to Pinehurst in 1999.

    He was my gardener, but he was more than that. We visited. We talked. We helped each other. He liked my pecan and blueberry pies. I have missed him since I moved to

  3. Harvey (Greg)

    Although we didn’t know your dad I am sure he was a lovely man. I have seen how much you loved him and you are such a good husband and father that you must have had a great role model. Our thoughts are with you and your family . Love

  4. I would lie to extend my condolences to the family. This is surely a difficult time for your family. However, our Heavenly Father has promised a wonderful future when we will be reunited with our loved ones under perfect living conditions (John 5:28,29 an

  5. Harvey, we are so very sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Words can not express the loss that you are feeling right now, but hopefully you are able to feel the love and support and prayers that are being sent to you. You are in our thoughts a

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