Mr. John E. McCarver, Sr. passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, in Farmington, at the age of 76 years, 11 months, & 18 days. John was born Sept. 27, 1932, in Madison County, MO., to the late Leonard & Osa 'Kennedy' McCarver. Also preceding in death were: 2 Sisters, Betty Thomas & Violet Rosemary Burnham; 1 Brother, James Vernon McCarver and 1 Grandson, Baby Brock McCarver (1990).
John worked for many years at Gifford Lumber Company, in Farmington. He served in the National Guard and was a member of the Pine Log Baptist Church, in Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri.
Survivors Include: his wife, Darlene Ruth 'Tucker' McCarver; 4 Sons: Richard (& Deborah) McCarver, John (& Marti) McCarver, Herbert McCarver & James (& Cindy) McCarver, all of Fredericktown. 3 Daughters: Sheila 'Mrs. Denny' Blythe, of Kentucky, Violet 'Mrs. Mike' Boswell, of Fredericktown & Rhonda 'Mrs. Barney' Grosberg, of Fredericktown. 2 Step-Daughters: Angela 'Mrs. Dwain' Asberry, of Farmington & Mrs. Tamela Snell, of Jefferson City. 1 Sister, Doris 'Mrs. Jim' Jones, of Farmington & 1 Brother, Charles (& Judy) McCarver, of Terre du Lac, MO. Also, 22 Grandchildren, 9 Step-Grandchildren & numerous Great-Grandchildren.
Visitation: Friday 5-9 p.m., Visitation resumes Saturday @ 6:30 a.m.
Funeral: Saturday 2:00 p.m., September 19, 2009
at: TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL, with Rev. Tim Mattingly officiating.
Interment follows at: Pine Log Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve County, MO.
Memorials to: * Pine Log Baptist Church