July 8, 1929-November 21, 2017
John married Mattie Beard January 14, 1951 in Columbus, Ks., and she preceded him in death on February 4, 2013. Survivors include two daughters, Janice Dockum and her husband Jim of Goose Creek, S.C., Patricia Shelton of Avondale, Az., 4 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild, 3 step grandchildren, 11 step great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 8 sisters and 2 brothers.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday November 30, 2017 at the Mason-Woodard Chapel, Burial will follow in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Mortuary from 6-7 p.m. Wednesday.
The family has asked that contributions be given to the American Heart Association in care of the Mortuary