John D. Eggleston
Maysville…..John D. Eggleston, age 99, was born March 28, 1916 the son of Harvey and Maggie (Dixon) Eggleston and passed away February 2, 2016 in Cameron, MO.
On May 2, 1937 John and Bernice Daniels were united in marriage. To this union three children were born. Bernice passed away August 28, 1968. John was a lifelong resident of DeKalb County where He farmed and worked for Missouri State Weights and Measures and MFA Agri Services. He was a member of Maysville Horse Shoe Pitchers Association and a former Horse Shoe pitching National Champion. After the death of his wife Bernice, John married Sally Gellert in 1971. until her passing on November 9, 2014.
John is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernice Eggleston; wife, Sally Eggleston; daughter, Jane Jones; granddaughter, Kim Freehand; two sisters, Irene Blankenship & Cuma Ellis; and daugher-in-law, Twila Eggleston.
Survivors include two children, John D. Eggleston, Jr, Cameron and Judy Jennings (Roger), Joplin; four grandchildren, Steve Jones, J. Eggleston, Nancy Wheatley, and Jaimie Frazier; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and numerous friends.
Graveside Services: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2016 at Fairport Cemetery. Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville. Memorial Contributions: Twila Eggleston Scholarship Fund. Online condolences: www.turnerfamilyfuneral.com
Friends may call on Turner Family Funeral Home after 10:00 a.m. Friday