Ivan Eugene Gatton ~ In Our Care ~ February 1, 2022

Ivan Eugene Gatton


Stewartsville, Missouri….Ivan Eugene Gatton, age 74, was born January 25, 1948, in Leon, Iowa, the son of William Julian & Iva Violet (Billings) Gatton and passed away February 1, 2022, in St. Joseph, Missouri.

On December 15, 1968, Ivan married the love of his life, Jackie Jane (Younger) and to this union three children were born. 

Ivan was a Christian man who enjoyed doing research on Christianity. He was a gifted craftsmen and spent many years doing carpentry. He had and interest in cars and when not in the house putting together a puzzle, you could find him in the garage working.

Preceding Ivan in death was his parents; two sisters, Violet Robison and Joyce Gatton; three brothers, Bill, Howard and Richard Gatton; and granddaughter, Kristen.

Survivors include his beloved wife of the home; Jacqueline “Jackie” Gatton, three children, Melody (Kevin) Taylor, Scott (Deania) Gatton and Laurie (Cody) Ross; siblings, Charlie Gatton, Lynn Oliphant, Carol McDonald, Sherry Lohr, and Willa Minshke; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; multiple nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 8th, 2022, at Turner Family Funeral Home of Stewartsville with Christian burial following at Stewartsville Cemetery.  Friends may call on the funeral home Monday February 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No formal visitation scheduled. 

Memorial Contributions: Love Offerings to the Family  

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