Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2012, at Allen Mortuary, with burial to follow in Ceres Memorial Park. Memorial contributions can be made to American Cancer Society.
He was born Oct. 12, 1936, in Oklahoma. He had lived in Saline County and worked for United Refrigeration in Marshall before he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He had lived in Modesto, Calif., the past 25 years and retired from Cal-Can and Stanislaus Foods after 55 years.
He is survived by his wife; five children; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one sister; and two brothers.