August Roy QUEEN

August 2, 1932 ~ September 20, 2005

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Mr. August Roy Queen passed away Sept. 20, 2005, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Festus, Mo., at the age of 73 years, 1 month & 18 days. Mr. Queen was born Aug. 2, 1932, in Pilot Knob, Mo., to Ervin Jacob Queen & Addie Alice 'Thurman' Queen. Also preceding were: his 1st wife, Iris Queen & 2 Brothers.

Mr. Queen was a US MARINES CORPS Veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors Include: His WIFE: Judith E. 'Wallace' Queen, of French Village; 3 Daughters: Gwen (Mrs. Randy) Burgdorf, of Imperial, MO; Kathy (Mrs. Alan) Clifton, of Fenton, MO; Cheryl (Mrs. Phil) Hill, of Arnold, MO; 4 Step-Daughters: Linda (Mrs. Joe) Waggoner, of Sullivan, MO; Laura (Mrs. Darren) Head, of Japan; Lisa (Mrs. Jerry) Samuels, of Springfield, MO; & Lucinda Layton, of Sunnyvale, CA; 1 Step-Son: Robb Layton, of St. Clair, MO; an Adopted Daughter: Darlene (Mrs. Roger) Yancey, of Evans, GA; 5 Sisters: Alma Mathews, of Ironton; Wilma Pogue, of Farmington; Judy Perry, of Doe Run; Coeta (Mrs. Ralph) Schottle, of St. Peters & Linda (Mrs. John) Schmoll, of Catawissa, MO; 2 Brothers: Jack (& Virginia) Queen, of Ironton & Bobbie (& Myrna) Queen, of Margate, FL. Also, 11 Grandchildren: Ryan; Julie & Scott Burgdorf; Kristy & Kenneth Clifton; Dan; Joshua & Caleb Hill; Keith & Marcus Vines & Danielle Detjen.

Visitation: Saturday, 10 am - 12 Noon, at Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., Farmington.

Graveside Service Funeral: Saturday, 3 pm, Sept. 24, 2005, with Phil Hill officiating.

Interment: IOOF Cemetery, Charleston, MO.

Memorials to: Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation - 200 So. Hanley Rd. - Suite #1070 - St. Louis, MO. 63105

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  1. i am sending my deepest sympathy for our uncle.we loved him very much and we will miss him so much,he was such a great person and a great daddy to the girls we will never forget him.

  2. Dear Gwen, Randy, Ryan, Julie and Scott, and all Gwen's family. Please know you have our deepest sympathy. It's never easy to say a temporary good-bye to a parent, and I know you will miss him. May it be a comfort to you all to remember that he is perfectly healed now and in a new and beautiful phase of life. You all will be in my prayers. God bless, and all my love, Buffy

  3. I am saddened by Aug's death, but do know he has had an uncomfortable life for the past few years. You know he is at peace and he will be missed by all who knew him. He will be by Mother and Carl Banks and that is a nice thing to know. That is a pretty place. God be with you in this time of sorrow and my thoughts and blessings will be with you. I'm sorry I can't come. Love you, Jean

  4. Judy, just know that you are in my prayers during this time. I am very sorry for your loss, I know he will be missed. your sweet Amy

  5. Dear Family, The video says it all about Auggie. The smile brings back warm memories. What a beautiful tribute to a dear man. He will be missed greatly — but the memories will always remain. Much love. Darlene

  6. I'm saddened by the news of his passing. The stories Lisa has told me make me confident that he was a wonderful man, caring father, and loving husband. I'm certain that he will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. I wish that I'd had the honor of meeting him personally. My deepest sympathies are with you in this difficult time. Sincerely, Jim Agee

  7. To all that have been touched by Augie, and after watching the slideshow, I know it was many, my sympathies for your loss. -Michael

  8. Sorry we couldn't be there with you today. Please know that we love you and you are in our thoughts and prayers. The video was wonderful. Aug. sure lived a great life and by the looks of it sure enjoyed every moment.

  9. My condolences goes out to his Family I wish I could have known Auggie better. I am one of Harvey Queens grand children.

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