Donald Dean "D.D." Overton

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Donald Dean "D.D." Overton, 81, of Diamond, passed away Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, in his home.

He was born Feb. 23, 1935, in Wheaton, the son of Wayne R. and Hazel Dean (Higgs) Overton. In 1961, he was united in marriage to Mary Katherine Shafer who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; a stepdaughter, Judith Lewis; and one brother, David Overton.

Survivors include; two sons, Patrick Climer of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Stanley Climer of Louisiana; two daughters, Terri Myers of Frazier Park, Calif., and Diana Kuhlers of South Dakota; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He grew up and received his education at Wheaton, where he graduated from high school. He was an over the road truck driver for Tri State in Joplin for several years. From March 22, 1956 until October 18, 1957 he served in the U.S. Navy.

Graveside services were held Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Pastor Rex Black conducted the services.

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