Cecil Burl Brattin

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Cecil Burl Brattin, 89, of Wheaton, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Oak Pointe of Monett.

He was born July 24, 1928, the son of Elvin Burl and Erma (Ellis) Brattin. On Aug. 22, 1947, he was united in marriage to Dorisalee Price, who preceded him in death. He later married Carolyn Holmes, who also preceded him in death. Others preceding him in death were: his parents; one daughter, Leanne Brattin; and one son, Price Brattin and his wife Jolinda.

Survivors include: one daughter, Kathy Arnold and her husband Roger of Pierce City; one brother, JC Brattin and his wife Carolyn of Exeter; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren, as well as step grandchildren.

He received his education at Hazel Dell School and graduated from Wheaton High School.

He had a career in mechanics. In 1948, he purchased the DX Service Station in Wheaton. From 1951 until 1953, he was a mechanic at Wheaton Barnes & Stone Chevrolet. In 1960, he started his own repair business, Wheaton Motors. He was a charter member of Wheaton Southern Baptist Church, where services were held Friday, under direction of McQueen Funeral Home in Wheaton. Pastor Paul Wahlert and Pastor Jerry Francisco conducted the services. Burial was at Dice Cemetery in Fairview.

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Wheaton, Missouri