Willis "Hoop" McDonald, 78, a lifelong resident of Benton passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at his home. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents Traynor and Stella McDonald; sister, Mable Clark; and infant brother, Erskine McDonald. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Mary McDonald; two sons, Chuck McDonald and Tommy McDonald and wife Julie; three grandchildren, Chaz McDonald, Katey McDonald and Lige McDonald; one brother, T.J. McDonald and wife Caroline; three nephews, Joey McDonald, Jimmy McDonald and Erskine McDonald There will be no service at this time. The family would like to express a special thanks to Bradley Home Health and Hospice. Higgins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the McDonald family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.