Thomas Alva McDonald always said "Start my obituary with Old McDonald kicked the bucket!" Tom was born Aug 14, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York. He died in Pueblo on September 25, 2017. Tom was an avid collector of bolo ties and baseball caps. He was a longtime member of the Pueblo Folk Dancers and the Railroaders RV Club. He loved to tell stories and was a proud veteran of the Korean War.Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 10 am on Friday, September 29, 2017 in the King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2561 Vinewood Lane in Pueblo.In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to the King of Kings Memorial Fund.