June 28, 1935 — August 15, 2022
Norman Lee Donaldson, 87, of Tulsa, passed away on Monday, August 15, 2022 at his home. He was born on June 28, 1935 in Vinita, Oklahoma; the son of Lee Alexander and Esta Lea (Parks) Donaldson. He faithfully served his country in the United States Marine Corps. Norman owned and operated Bond Painting Corporation for most of his life. His company was well respected among the painting industry and he loved his work. In his younger years, he enjoyed going camping with his family and sailing around Keystone Lake. Norman liked to tinker around his house and fix things. He was an avid music fan and liked to play the guitar. He was a Dallas Cowboys fan and also Cleveland Baseball fan. He leaves behind many memories for his family to remember.
No formal services are planned at this time. To leave his family a message, please visit his Tribute Wall at www.shipmansfuneralhome.com. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
Norman is survived by his son, Clay Donaldson and wife Laura of Tulsa, Oklahoma; daughter, Caron Langley and husband Chris of Adair, Oklahoma; grandsons, Carson Clark and Landon Clark, both of Adair, Oklahoma; step grandsons, Cayden Langley of Adair, Oklahoma, Tanner Langley of Tulsa, Oklahoma and his pup Gracie; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Lee Alexander and Esta Lee Donaldson; wife, Carol Donaldson, special friend, Sandra Evans; and his brother, Jack Donaldson.