In memory of
Donald B. "Don" McGehee
Donald B. "Don" McGehee Donald Benjamin "Don" McGehee, age 81, of Billings, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on December 15, 1935 in Billings, Missouri, the son of the late Wilburn Isaac and Culetta Jane (Schmidt) McGehee. He was saved at a very early age, and was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church in Billings for over 70 years. He was united in marriage to Joann Hale on July 6, 1957. Don was employed with Syntex Agribusiness, Inc. in Springfield, for 30 years. He and his wife were lovingly known as Papa Don and JoJo by their grandchildren, and his life was filled with watching them in their various sports and other activities. Don is survived by his wife of 59 years, Joann; three children and their spouses, Ben (Missy) McGehee, Penny (Rex) Merritt, and Kim (Greg) Jenisch; eight grandchildren and their spouses, Angie (Scotty) Allen, Kicia (Ted) VanZandt, Brittany (Robert) Wright, Amber (Jon) Still, Mallory (Bob) Clinton, Kaleigh (Cody) Vaughn, Kelse Jenisch, and Connor Jenisch; nine great grandchildren; two siblings, Bob McGehee and Betty Hale; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends. A visitation will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017 in the Meadors Funeral Home, Billings Chapel. The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2017 also in the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in Smart Cemetery, Billings. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Billings First Baptist Church Building Fund. Condolences may be shared at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com
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