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William L. Donnelly

June 20 1932 - February 27, 2017

William Leslie Donnelly, 84, passed away Monday, February 27, 2017 in Medford, Oregon. He was born June 20, 1932 in Great Falls, Montana to William Lyle and Florence May (Livix) Donnelly. In 1958 in Sutherlin, Ore. he married Jacqueline Nell Kennedy, who survives.

He and Jackie had owned and operated Indian Lanes Bowling before moving to Medford 12 years ago to be closer to their grandchildren. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during 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 sons, Kurt (Mary) Donnelly of Walnut Creek, California, Ken (Jan) Donnelly of San Francisco, Calif., and Ric (Xinia) Donnelly of Medford, Ore.; and four grandchildren, Jackie Pitchford, Deme Donnelly, Halle Donnelly, and William Donnelly.

Bill will be laid to rest in Eagle Point National Cemetery, Eagle Point, Ore.

Memorial contributions are suggested to: DeMolay International online or by mail to 10200 N.W. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64153.

Arrangements are in care of Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.