2010-04-16 / Deaths

Mr. McCatherine

A memorial service for retired First Sgt. Dana “Mac” McCatherine, 61, of Killeen was April 14, 2010, at American Legion Post 573 in Harker Heights.

Mr. McCatherine died April 8 at a local hospital.

He was born Dec. 22, 1948, in Chillicothe, Ohio, to Dana and Ruth Michaels McCatherine.

He was a 22-year U.S. Army veteran. He served in Vietnam and earned several medals and awards.

Survivors include his wife, Becky McCatherine of Killeen; sons, Michael McCatherine and wife, Kristen, and Justin McCatherine, all of Killeen, and Dana K. McCatherine and Brian McCatherine of Texarkana; a daughter, Jessica McCatherine of Killeen; a stepson, Lee and Kristi Bailey; stepdaughters, Shanna and Scott O’Neil and Amber Bailey; 17 grandchildren; six brothers, Mike, Pat, Bill, Jim and Tom of Ohio, and John of Lampasas; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 2415 S. 47th St., Temple, TX 76504.

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