Thursday, December 11, 2008

Dwight "Odie" St. John, 54, of Eagle Rock, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at his home.

He was born on May 27, 1954, in McKinney, Texas, the son of Billy St. John and Sally Haggard. He was a self employed electrician, and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was united in marriage to Laura, on Feb. 14, 1991, in Lavon, Texas. He was a member of the All Faith United Methodist Church in Eagle Rock.

Survivors include: his wife, Laura St. John, of Eagle Rock; three sons, Kevin St. John, of Gainesville, Fla., Trey St. John, of Plano, Texas, and Clint Foster, of Eagle Rock; two daughters, Raylea Wooley, of Crossbend, Texas, and Jennifer St. John, of Eagle Rock; one stepson, Brandon Foster, of Plano, Texas; his father, Billy St. John, of Bailey, Texas; his mother, Sally Turney, of Wylie, Texas; two brothers, Robert St. John, of Leonard, Texas, and Steve St. John, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers and his step-father.

Funeral services were held on Friday at the White Funeral Home in Cassville, with Rev. Nancy Wilson officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the children and entrusted to the White Funeral Home.