Charles H. Laney

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Charles H. Laney, 91, of Cassville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Roaring River Health and Rehabilitation in Cassville.

He was born Nov. 17, 1926, in Exeter, the son of William and Fern (Shields) Laney. On July 4, 1965, he was united in marriage to Dorothy Vanderpool, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were his parents; one son, Everett; one brother, Tom and one sister, Elizabeth.

Survivors include: one daughter, Charla Murphy of Cassville; two sons, Willie Laney of Cassville, and Tim Sprinkles and his wife Charlene of Pierce City; three brothers, Jerry Laney of McDowell, Joe Laney of Pioneer, and Dayton Laney of Washburn; three sisters, Donna Smith of Washburn, Dortha Laney of Wheaton, and Lorene Dodson of Purdy; and four grandchildren.

He received his education at Washburn. From Aug. 20, 1954, until Aug. 7, 1956, he served in the U.S. Army. For several years, he was employed at Forest Products from which he retired. He was of the Baptist faith.

Funeral services were held Thursday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Milford Baker conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Concord Cemetery in Exeter.

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