Billy Wayne McDonald, MD

Class Year



Posted on: August 17, 2017

Billy Wayne McDonald, MD, age 57, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2017. Billy attended the University of Georgia and Emory Medical School, and completed his residency in Radiation Oncology at the University of Virginia. Practicing at the Thompson Cancer Center in Knoxville for 13 years, he was a very dedicated and compassionate doctor who loved his work and his patients dearly. Billy was a loving and generous husband and father, and will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered.

He is survived by his wife, Victoria; children, Braxton (19), Savannah (18), Claudia (9), and Hamilton (9); mother, Juanell McDonald; brothers, Barry McDonald and Benny McDonald; extended family, loving friends, and co-workers.

In lieu of flowers, Billy requested that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN,38105, or 800-805-5856,