Obituary for William Leslie "Bill" Donnelly
William Leslie Donnelly, age 84 years, passed Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 in Medford, OR. He was born June 20, 1932 in Great Falls, MT to William Lyle & Florence May (Livix) Donnelly. In 1958 in Sutherlin, OR he married Jacqueline Nell Kennedy who survives.
He & Jackie had owned & operated Indian Lanes Bowling before moving to Medford 12 years ago to be closer to their grandchildren. He served honorably in the US Navy in the Korean War. He was past governor of the Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge member, 33rd Degree Mason and state executive officer for DeMolay.
Survivors include his wife Jackie, three son’s; Kurt(Mary) Donnelly of Walnut Creek, CA., Ken(Jan) Donnelly of San Francisco, CA and Ric(Xinia) Donnelly of Medford, also four grandchildren Jackie Pitchford, Deme Donnelly, Halle Donnelly and William Donnelly. Bill will be laid to rest in Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, OR.
Memorial contributions are suggested to: DeMolay International online or by mail to 10200 NW Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary in care of arrangements. www.hillcrestmortuary.com