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Steven E. Donaldson, 55 of Taylorville, passed away peacefully at 2:18pm on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on June 5, 1965 in Taylorville, the son of Eugene F. and Sandra M. (Rich) Donaldson.  He married Krissy L. Eson on July 22, 2016.  Steve graduated from Taylorville High School and owned Steve Donaldson Construction Company.  He was a talented craftsman, and his craftsmanship will live on in countless projects he has completed throughout the years.  Steve loved baseball and coached many of his sons’ little league teams when they were young.  He was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and the Seattle Seahawks.  More than anything he loved spending time with his family.  
He is survived by his wife: Krissy Donaldson of Taylorville; sons: Zachary (Victoria) Donaldson, Ryan Donaldson, Taylor Donaldson, and Kane Johnson; 4 grandchildren; parents: Eugene and Sandra Donaldson of Taylorville; and siblings: Jacqueline (Don) Zlaty of Indiana, Sarah (Mike) Vice and Greg (Barb) Donaldson both of Taylorville.  He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Eugene and Elizabeth Donaldson and Wayne and Jacqueline Rich and brother: Scott Andrew Donaldson.
A private family funeral was held at McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville with Fr. Tony Swamey as officiant.  Following the service Mr. Donaldson was cremated and inurnment took place in the Morrisonville Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 1082, 1 Brookings Dr., St. Louis Missouri 63130.  McClure Funeral Home and Cremation Services assisted the family with arrangements.  

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