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Malcolm Chris McDonald – Obituary and Assessment Call

malcolm_chris_mcdonald.jpgChris McDonald (58) of Beeville, TX passed away July 27, 2012 at his place of residence. He was born to Nell and Ben F. McDonald in Corpus Christi, TX August 17, 1953 with great joy and excitement. Chris married Sharon L. (Sliva) Bivens of Skidmore, TX July 23, 1996.

Chris was a lifetime advocate of hunting and fishing and was employed by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for over 38 years where he served more than 37 years as a dedicated Texas Game Warden. Chris was involved in and supported youth hunting and fishing programs statewide throughout his entire career and was a member of the Scottish Rite, York Rite and a Past Master of Beeville Masonic Lodge #261.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Chris' preferred organization – Texas Game Warden Association, 4367 FM 1047, Hamilton, TX 76531. Please designate contribution to the Memorium of Chris McDonald.

Chris is survived by wife Sharon McDonald of Beeville, TX. Son Brandon McDonald (Heather) of Destin, FL. Stepson David Bivens of Beeville, TX and stepdaughter Lynette Beasley (Jason) of College Station, TX. Brother Kevin McDonald (Tammy) of Corpus Christi, TX, sisters Molly McDonald – Ogden (Jon) of Austin, TX, Amanda McDonald – Buckalew (Bob) of Austin, TX. Four grandchildren Kirsten, Kyle, Kelsey and Landon plus numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Chris was preceded in death by his parents Ben and Nell McDonald.


P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, Texas 78617


SUBJECT:       Assessment Call
DATE:             August 3, 2012
AMOUNT:       $16.00
DUE:               September 7, 2012
Policy No.        631

Failure to pay by the due date will result in loss of benefits. The assessment fee plus a reinstatement fee will be charged to rejoin the Association.

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association (TPWD Mutual Association) regrets to inform you of the death of another of our members, Malcolm C. McDonald.

Chris became a member of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Mutual Association formerly the Texas Game and Fish Commission Mutual Association on May 31, 1980. He retained his membership up until his death on July 27, 2012

A check in the amount of $5,118.00 was delivered to Mrs. Chris McDonald, on Thursday, August 2, 2012.

An assessment in the amount of $16.00 will be necessary to bring the policy fund back into balance to have payments on hand for two members in case of death. Please make this payment by September 7, 2012.


L. David Sinclair, President
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department Mutual Association


Make Checks Payable to:

TPWD Mutual Association

Please Mail All Payments to:

TPWD Mutual Association
P.O. Box 549
Del Valle, TX 78617

If you have any questions regarding the TPWD Mutual Association, please contact:

David Sinclair by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail, or
David Heater by phone at (512) 923-8656 or e-mail, or
Janie Whitaker by phone at (512) 389-4854 or e-mail