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Whitewater, MO--JOEL AARON RAINES, 6-week-old son of Kevin Charles and Sharon Kathleen Houar Raines, of Whitewater, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 12, 1996, in St. Louis Children's Hospital. Services were Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Jackson, Mo. Burial: St. Joseph's Cemetery, Scott City, Mo. Arrangements are with Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Survivors include his parents; twin brother, Jesse; maternal grandparents, John and Pat Houar of Cedar Rapids, IA and Barbara and Don Ahlrichs of Monticello; paternal grandparents, Norman and Betty Raines of Scott City; and maternal great-grandparents, Russ and Shirley Pepper of Las Vegas.
Joel was born Sept. 2, 1996, in St. Louis. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Jackson. 
--Gazette, The (Cedar Rapids-Iowa City, IA) - October 16, 1996.



ST. LOUIS, MO--JOHN WAYNE RAVENSTEIN, 67, of St. Louis died Thursday, March 4, 2004.  He was born Jan. 3, 1937 in St. Louis, son of Ted and Blanche Mae Cargle Ravenstein.
Ravenstein lived in Cape Girardeau from 1940 to about 1960.  He served in the U. S. Air Force.  
Survivors include his wife, Kay; two brothers, Teddy Ravenstein of Madison, Miss. and Paul Ravenstein of Arizona; two sisters, Patsy Kimbrel of Cape Girardeau and Pauline Niswonger of Florida; and stepmother, Anna Ravenstein of Cape Girardeau.
There was no service.  Burial was Wednesday at J. B. National Cemetery in St. Louis.  Hilleman Funeral Home in Overland, Mo., was in charge of arrangements.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison.)



PITTSBURGH, PA--DAVID HOWARD RAY, died on Wed., Oct. 30, 1996.
David, age 34, of Cape Girardeau, MO; beloved son of Rev. C. Howard Ray (Minister of the First United Presbyterian Church of Turtle Creek) and Mrs. Betty Rayburn Ray; husband of Lisa Ray; step-father of Jamie and Jessica; brother of Nancy Ray and Carol Erickson; uncle of Leslie and Adam Erickson; grandson of Rev. Lawrence Ray.
Service will be held Saturday in the McComb Funeral Home in Jackson, MO. ALFIERI FUNERAL HOME, INC., Wilmerding in charge of local arrangements.
--Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - November 1, 1996


CAPE GIRARDEAU - DOROTHY DODD REID, 90, died Oct. 16, 2001, at Fountainbleau Lodge.
Born April 27, 1911, in Arcadia, daughter of the late Hartford and Ruth Kanouse Collins, she was past president of the Sikeston Civic Club and member of the Methodist Women's Club in Sikeston.
On Feb. 14, 1944, at Blytheville, Ark., she married W.C. Reid who preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1977.
Survivors include: two daughters, Sarah E. Lynch of Cape Girardeau and Mary D. Reid of Richmond, Va.; and two grandsons and granddaughter-in-law, Sean and Kristin Lynch of St. Louis and Collin Lynch of Keystone, Colo.
No visitation is scheduled. Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston with the Rev. Anselm Williams officiating.
A reception will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the home of Sarah Lynch, 2769 Adeline St. in Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Chapel is in charge of arrangements.   –Sikeston Standard Democrat, Friday, October 19, 2001.



NEBRASKA CITY, NE–ODETTA B. REUTER, 88, Nebraska City, died Friday (8/27/99). Born, Jackson, Mo. Salesperson, Reuter's Shoe Store, Syracuse.
Survivors: nieces; nephews.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Monday, Peterson Mortuary Chapel, Nebraska City. Wyuka. Visitation: Sunday, 1-9 p.m., funeral home.
--Lincoln Journal Star (NE) - August 28, 1999



Jackson, MO--CARL W. REVELLE, 59, of Jackson died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
He was born June 5, 1949 at Patton, Mo., son of Lawrence and Bessie Smith Revelle.  He and Janet Mayfield were married July 16, 1967.
Revelle was a 1967 graduate of the former Patton High School.  He was employed nine years at the former LeeRowan Co., and 25 years at Procter & Gamble, retiring in 2004.
He had lived in rural Jackson since 1977.  He raised and trained quarter horses many years and was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association.  He was a member of Cape County Cowboy Church, were he worked on the Leadership Team and was a bass singer with the Cowboy Band.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Kim Thompson of Jackson; a son, Darin Revelle of Altenburg, Mo.; a brother, Clyde Revelle of Patton; two sisters, Carol Sneed of Jackson, Claudine Hess of Florida; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.  The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating.  Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery.


Cape Girardeau, MO--JOHN J. REYNOLDS DIED THIS MORNING--Well Known Citizen Succumbed at St. Francis Hospital--JOHN J. REYNOLDS, the well known Frisco boiler maker, of 418 Morgan Oak Street, who was taken to St. Francis Hospital several days ago suffering with pneumonia and heart trouble, passed away at 2:20 this morning, age 51 years.
The remains will be taken to St. Louis on Friday morning's Frisco for interment.
The deceased is survived by his wife and three sons, James, John and William, all employes of the Frisco shops.
Mr. Reynolds had been an employe of the Frisco for twenty-five years, and was one of their trusted men.  He was a splendid citizen, too, and will be greatly missed in the community.  --Source:  Weekly Republican, March 3, 1911.



CAPE GIRARDEAU--MAX RAY REYNOLDS, 2004 Donna Lane, died December 26 at his home.  He was 54 years old.  He was born Nov 2, 1931 in Cape, the son of Ray and Nellie Caraker Reynolds.  On October 16, 1965 he married the former Barbara Taylor in Cape.  She survives.
He was employed by Central Packing for 27 years.  He was a member of the Iona Baptist Church, the Eagles and the VFW.  He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Survivors in addition to his wife includes his father, Ray Reynolds of St. Louis; one daughter, Miss Tammy Reynolds of Cape; four brothers, Don Reynolds of San Diego, CA, Lyle and Glen Reynolds, both of Cape, and Fred Reynolds of St. Louis.  
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Ford and Sons Chapel with burial in Fairmount Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 4-9 tomorrow at the funeral home.  --Contributed by Catherine Allison.



CAPE GIRARDEAU--RUTH I. REYNOLDS, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center.
    She was born Dec. 27, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of E.N. and Opal Best Blumer. She and Thomas Reynolds were married July 9, 1940, in Cape Girardeau. He died Dec. 9, 2003.
    Reynolds was a member of Old St. Vincent’s Church, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Daughters of Isabella, and past board member of VIP Industries. She was a nurse aide at Southeast Missouri Hospital, Saint Francis, and had worked at the old Saint Francis Hospital.
    Survivors include six sons, Mark, Daniel, Matthew, Kevin and Brian Reynolds, all of Cape Girardeau, Phillip Reynolds of Oregon; three daughters, Patricia Proffer and Amy Reynolds of Cape Girardeau, Julia Burke of Marble Hill, Mo.; a sister, Dorothy Welker of Kansas City, Mo.; 29 grandchildren; and 37 great-grandchildren
    She was preceded in death by two sons, two daughters, two sisters, and a brother.
    Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 7.
    The funeral will be held at Old St. Vincent de Paul Church at 10 a.m. Friday, with the Rev. Tom Flynn officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.


DELTA, MO - Longtime Delta businessman ARTHUR RAY RHODES, 62, died at 9:53 p.m. Jan. 27, 2002, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Marion, Ill.
Born Feb. 15, 1939, in Millersville, son of the late Charles J. and Esther Estes Rhodes, he owned and operated Rhodes Grocery, Semo Produce and Semo Brokerage in Delta for more than 30 years. He served with the U.S. Army missile battalion from 1956 to 1962.
Survivors include: his fiancee and companion, Cheryl Jackson of Delta; four sons, Kirby Rhodes of Whitewater, Tony Rhodes of Oran, Jimmy Erlbacher of Cape Girardeau and Tom Erlbacher of Delta; two daughters, Kim Schlosser of Painton and Angie Perry of Delta; two stepsons, Chris Hornbuckle and James Hornbuckle of Delta; one sister, Shirley Erlbacher of Cape Girardeau; two aunts, Rosella Kaempfe of Cape Girardeau and Rosemary Enderle of Fenton; and 11 grandchildren.
Two brothers preceded him in death.
Visitation is after 4 p.m. Wednesday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Dan Baggett officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stroderville Cemetery at Whitewater.
Pallbearers will be: Kirby Rhodes, Tony Rhodes, Jimmy Erlbacher, Tom Erlbacher, Mike Perry, Danny Schlosser, Chris Hornbuckle and James Hornbuckle.
--Sikeston Standard Democrat, Tuesday, January 29, 2002.



ST. PETERSBURG, FL–JEAN RHYME, 49, of 2855 37th Ave. N, St. Petersburg, died Sunday (July 22, 1990) at Bayfront Medical Center. She was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo.
Locally, she was a volunteer at Norwood Elementary School.
Survivors include her husband, Dennis, St. Petersburg; four daughters, Hope Huey, Chaffee, Mo., Mary Elizabeth Rhyme, St. Petersburg, Crystal Lynn and Sherri McSwain of Missouri; two sons, Michael and Mathew Kennedy of Missouri; four brothers, Roger Ryan, St. Petersburg, Charles and Gale Ryan of Missouri, and Gerry Phillips, Mississippi; a sister, Brenda Geiger, West Palm Beach; and three grandchildren.
International Chapels Funeral Home, Pinellas Park.
--St. Petersburg Times (FL) - July 24, 1990.



JACKSON, MO - Funeral service for DANIEL D. RICHARDSON of Jackson, Route 6 will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. at Ford and Sons Funeral Chapel, Cape Girardeau. Rev. BIll Ellis will officiate, with entombment in Memorial Park Mausoleum.
Friends may call at the funeral  home from 4-8 p.m. today.
Richardson, 57 years old, died suddenly Thursday, May 10, 1990 at his home.  (Contributed by Catherine Allison.)
CAPE GIRARDEAU – Daniel D. Richardson of Jackson, Route 6, died suddenly at his home today, May 10, 1990.  He was 57 years old.  He was born June 7, 1932, in Cape, son of Daniel and Clara Musgraves Richardson. He and the former Leah Masterson were married March 26, 1950, in Pocahontas, Ark.  Richardson was a lifelong resident of Cape and Jackson, and graduate of Central High School.  He first worked at Firestone Tire Co., and had owned. and operated Dan Richardson Tire Co.since 1958. He was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church and Elks Lodge. 
Survivors include his wife; a son, Daniel  Richardson of Cape; three daughters, Margaret Farrow and Mary Deevers of Cape, Jean Hails of Drexel;  four brothers, John Richardson of Malta, Mont., James Richardson of Fresno, Cal, Tom Richardson of Independence, Kan., Mike Richardson of Houston, Tex.; three sisters; Frances Miner and Betty Ross of Cape, Lorna Baker of Shreveport, La., and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  
(Contributed by Catherine Allison)



CAPE GIRARDEAU--RAYMOND THOMAS RITCHIE, 83 of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, Feb 14, 2001 at Southeast Missouri Hospital.  He was born July 21, 1917 in Hoosick Falls, N. Y., son of Harold Nichols and Mabel Kline Ritchie.  He and Evelyn Hanson were married Jan 20, 1947 in Hartford, Conn.
Ritchie grew up in Vermont.  While in the U. S. Army, he served in Europe, Africa and France.  After his discharge, he went to Junior College of Physical Therapy in New Haven, Conn.  He did his internship at Jewish Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.  He moved to Cape Girardeau in 1949, and was a physical therapist at St. Francis Medical Center until retiring in August 1987.
Ritchie was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, member and past master of Harold O. Grauel Masonic Lodge AF & AM, Scottish Rite in St. Louis, and Cape Shrine Club.  He had been a lay minister and Sunday School teacher; was active in Boy Scout programs, was a troop leader with the former Rotary troop and helped with Grace Methodist Troop 2.  He was a past president of Franklin School PTA.  He was a community speaker for St. Francis Medical Center.
Survivors include his wife; two sons and daughters-in-law, Peter and Lona Ritchie of Jackson, MO, John Thomas and Lynn Ritchie of Sultan, Wash.; and a grandson, Christian Ray Ritchie of Jackson.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Chapel from 4-8 p.m. today.  The Scottish Rite Rose Croix service will be at 6:45, followed by a Masonic service at 7.
Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the chapel.  The Rev. Jerry Statler will officiate.  Burial will be at a later date in Gardner, Mass.
(Contributed by Catherine Allison; transcribed by A. Newell)



CAPE GIRARDEAU--NORMAN ANDREW "SCOBIE" ROBERT SR., 83, of Cape Girardeau died peacefully in his sleep Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007, surrounded by his loving family.
    He was born Jan. 26, 1924, son of Alphonse and Clara Schlitt Robert. He and Virginia Lee Recker were married in 1943. She preceded him in death. He and Patsy Hurst Howard were married March 19, 1976.
    Scobie was actively involved in many civic organizations including Missouri Jaycees where he served as vice president, and Cape Girardeau Jaycees where he served as president and recieved the state award of Outstanding Local President. The Jaycees awarded him Key Man of the Year and Spark Plug.
    Scobie led several major projects in Cape Girardeau, including the development of Jaycees Gold Course and the building of Capaha Pool. He was employed by Oliver Corp. 20 years and most recently was co-owner of Kagmo Electric Motor Co., retiring in 1984.
    He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1942. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1943, and served as a corporal during World War II.
    Scobie was a member of American Legion Post 63, VFW Post 3838 and Knights of Columbus Council 111. He was also chairman of the Golden Gloves Boxing Club, and charter member of Kimbeland Country Club. He was past president of Friends of Old St. Vincent’s and deeply involved in the restoration of Old St. Vincent’s Catholic Church.
    Scobie’s greatest loves were his family and golf. In June of this year at the age of 83, he shot his second hole-in-one at Kimbeland Country Club. Although he was very proud of this accomplishment, it could not compare to the pride that he felt at the accomplishments of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Scobie is survived by his wife, Patsy; three sons, Norman (Janet) Robert Jr., Steven (Mary) Robert, and Mike (Kristi) Howard; and a daughter, Kathy Howard (Daryel) Carter.
    He is also survived by his beloved grandchildren, Andy, Carrie and Justin Robert; Elizabeth Boston, Shea Siesener and Jennifer Robert; Patrick, Colin and Clayton Carter; B.I. and Kaci Howard; and 10 great-grandchildren.
    Scobie was a friend to everyone he met and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Old St. Vincent’s Church. Parish prayers will be at 7.
    The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Tom Kiefer, the Rev. Patrick Nwokoye, the Rev. James Seyer and Monsignor Richard Rolwing officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, with full military rites provided by Missouri Honors Team.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.


Advance, MO--T. M. ROBI(N)SON RITES TO BE HELD FRIDAY--Last rites for THOMAS M. ROBISON of Oak Ridge, who died at a hospital in Cape Girardeau Tuesday, will be conducted Friday at the Baptist Church by Rev. T. D. Davis of Bernie, and Rev. Lawrence Kennon, local minister.  Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park with service by Morgan Funeral Home.
Thomas Marion Robison, a retired farmer, was born in Franklin County, Illinois, on March 7, 1877.  He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gertie Robison, at home; and by four sons, Johnny Robison of Madisonville, Ky., Harley Robison of Cape, Jack Robison of Advance, and Albert Robison of Downey, Ill.; two daughters, Mrs. Melvin Burchett of Advance, and Mrs. Katie Curry of Jackson; also by two brothers, Harry and Bill Robison; and nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  Mr. Robison was married to Gertie Boyd on March 16, 1899.  --Southeast Missourian, Mar 12, 1953.



SPRINGFIELD, MA–CHARLOTTE (MARTIN) ROCKETT, 73, of this town, died Monday at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford. Born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., she was a graduate of Flat River Junior College and attended the University of Missouri. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and a longtime communicant of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in the Hazardville section of Enfield. Her husband, John C. Rockett, died in 1979 and a son, Peter M., in 1972.
She leaves four sons, John C. of Heckmondwike, Yorkshire, England, Andrew K. of Somers, Phillip C. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Todd D. of Columbia, Mo.; three daughters, Cynthia R. Lattanzio of Glastonbury, Melissa J. Silverstone of Woodbridge and Jody P. Rockett-Nyblade of Heyburn, Idaho; 18 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be Thursday morning at the church. Calling hours are Wednesday afternoon and evening. Memorial contributions may be made to the John C. Rockett Memorial Trust Fund, in care of the Public Library, 51 Ninth District Road, Somers, CT 06071.
--Union-News (Springfield, MA) - Tuesday, November 16, 1999

PENNY DENISE RODGERS, 33, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at her home.  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson, Mo. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, followed by burial in Russell Heights Cemetery. The Rev. Morris Cobb will officiate.
Rodgers was born July 29, 1968, at Cape Girardeau, daughter of Donald Wissman and Mary "Cathy" Cotner. She and Scotty E. Rodgers were married in 1986. He died July 10, 2002.

Survivors include her children, Quinton, Courtney and Chelsea Rodgers; mother and stepfather, Cathy and Art Hartle of Millersville; three brothers, Shannon and Tim Adams and Roger Hartle, all of Millersville, Mo; and a sister, Rhonda Sawyer of Jackson.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

Rodgers was employed at Havco Wood Products Inc. for two years. She previously worked at Major Custom Cable in Fruitland and Marble Hill.
 --Contributed by Leslie Riney.



WICHITA, KS–BESSIE BURFORD ROSS, 91, retired Missouri state security employee, died Thursday, April 23, 1992. Service 1 p.m. Monday, Russell Heights Cemetery, Jackson, Mo.
Survivors: nieces and nephews. Puryear-Brockmeier Mortuary.
--Wichita Eagle, The (KS) - April 25, 1992.



HUDSON, FL--BEVERLY J. ROSSE, 68, of Hudson, died Saturday (Dec. 19, 1998) at home. Born in Jackson, Mo., she came here two years from Largo and was a retired secretary for Pinellas County government.
Survivors include a son, Gary, Hudson; a daughter, Cindy Sellaro, St. Petersburg; and two grandchildren.
Thomas B. Dobies Funeral Homes, Hudson Chapel.
--St. Petersburg Times (FL) - December 21, 1998.



CAPE GIRARDEAU--SHIRLEY L. ROTH, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at his home.
    He was born Oct. 24, 1930, in Frohna, Mo., to Theodore Joseph and Melissa Marie Aurich Roth. He and Shirley A. Meyer were married Nov. 23, 1957, in Cape Girardeau.
    Roth was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, Telephone Pioneers, Eagles Aerie 3775, and a life member of VFW Post 3838. He worked at Southwestern Bell 37 years.
    He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.
    Survivors include his wife, Shirley A. Roth of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Karen Scherer and husband Mike, Becky Roth, Judy Scherer and husband Randy, all of Benton, Mo.; four grandchildren, Amanda Loy and husband, Cliff of Kelso, Mo., Travis Scherer, Austin Lloyd Roth and McKenzie Ann Roth, all of Benton; three great-grandchildren, Caleb, Mason and Madison Loy, all of Kelso.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, a baby brother and a half sister.
    Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.
    The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Loren Boettcher officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Church Cemetery in Cape Girardeau, with military rites conducted by VFW Post 3838 and Missouri Honor Guard.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.



CAPE GIRARDEAU--VIRGINIA SUE ROUSSEL, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2001, at her home.  She was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Mexico, Mo.; daughter of George G. and Elizabeth Taft Ridgeway.  She and Hershel Kenneth Roussel were married Sept. 22, 1938, at Farber, Mo.  He died May 3, 1993. 
Roussel had worked at Lowenbaum Dress Factory in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Jackson, Ga.  Survivors include three sons, Jim and Bill Roussel of Cape Girardeau, Steve Roussel of Brentwood, Tenn.; a brother, Bob Ridgeway of Vian, Okla.; a sister, Kate Stathem of Farber; 10 grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.  Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mt. Auburn Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. today, and at HaIsten Funeral Home in Jackson, Ga., after 11 a.m. Saturday.  Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Halsten Funeral Home. Burial will be in Juliette United Methodist Cemetery in Juliette, Ga.  --Contributed by Catherine Allison.



CAPE GIRARDEAU--JAMES WILSON ROWLAND, 61, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 20, 2008, in Jackson.
    He was born May 27, 1947, in Illmo, Mo., son of Clyde and Mary Elizabeth Wilson Rowland. He and Sharon K. Garms were married Jan. 15, 1972, in Cape Girardeau.
    He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Cape Girardeau and Charleston, Mo.
    Rowland was a motor oil engineer and was certified in lubricants. He and his wife were the owners of Eagle Oil Co., in Jackson.
    He first started working at Bishop Chevrolet in Cape Girardeau. He later was a foreman with Potashnick Construction Inc. from 1982 to 1982. In 1982 he started J.W. Rowland Inc. He did business as Eagle Oil Co.
    He was co-owner with his son in Creative Trim & Performance in Cape Girardeau.
    Survivors include his wife of Cape Girardeau; his son, Travis L. Rowland of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Christy Bleily of Boise, Idaho, and Jennifer R. Rowland of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Roberta Wheeler of Scott City and Melvia Rowland of Petaluma, Calif; and two grandchildren.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and brother.
    Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. today at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, with Masonic services at 7 p.m.
    The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jeff Long officiating.
    Burial will be at Cape County Memorial Park in Cape Girardeau with full military honors by the Missouri Honors Team.
--Submitted by Catherine Allison; transcribed by Angelia Carpenter.


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