J.D. Gautney, 75, of Cassville, Missouri, passed away Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, in Freeman Hospital, Joplin.
He was born July 31, 1931, in Cassville, the son of Fred E. and Leota (Hudson) Gautney.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Bill Gautney and Loyal Dean Gautney.
Survivors include: a daughter, Carol Lynn Gautney, of Coos Bay, Ore.; two brothers, Jim Gautney, of Cassville, and Jack Gautney, of Eugene, Ore.; two sisters, Carol Wilson, of Aurora, and Louise Aldrich, of Verona; and two grandchildren.
He received his education in Jenkins. He lived several years in Colorado then returned to Missouri 20 years ago to own and operate Gautney's Store in Jenkins. He attended Calvary Baptist Church, in Exeter.
A private family memorial will be held at a later date. His body was cremated under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville.
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