Duff “Karo” McDonel

Duff "Karo" McDonel
Duff “Karo” McDonel

Duff “Karo” McDonel was born January 21, 1923 in Dallas, Texas to parents Duff and Sinnia (Brown) McDonel. Duff passed away December 17, 2014 in Glen Rose, Texas. Duff, known by many as “Karo”, graduated from Iredell High School, was a veteran of WWII, retired from LTV, was a member of Scottish Rite and was a Shriner, past Master of Iredell Lodge 405, a member of the Eastern Star, he was an avid sports fan and enjoyed working at the gates of the annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Duff was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Naomi McDonel, step-son Eddie Langford, brothers Wallace and T.L. McDonel and by his sister Myrtle Harris. Duff is survived by grandsons Tony Langford, Jon Langford and wife Pam, granddaughter Janet Carson and husband Don; 6 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great grandchildren; sister Jewel Fouts and husband B.J.; numerous nieces, nephews and friends.


Friday, Dec. 19, from 06:00PM – 08:00PM at Harvest Hills Funeral Home in Hico.


Funeral services will be held at 10:30AM on Saturday, Dec. 20, at the First Baptist Church in Iredell. Burial will follow the service in Mitchell Cemetery in Iredell.

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