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Jack DeGraffenreid

November 8, 1937 September 14, 2018
Jack DeGraffenreid
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Obituary for Jack DeGraffenreid

Jack DeGraffenreid, formerly of Carl Junction, passed away September 14, 2018.  Jack was born in 1937 in Hockerville, Oklahoma, one of ten children born to Bud and Bessie DeGraffenreid.   Jack enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1957 and while stationed in Alexandria, Louisiana met his future wife, Cecilia Elizabeth Gravel.  They were happily married for 54 years until Elizabeth’s death. Jack started his forty plus year employment with Empire District Electric, in the mailroom and retired as superintendent of the Asbury Generating Station.   Jack is survived by his only child, Jim DeGraffenreid, daughter-in-law Julie, granddaughters Mary and Grace DeGraffenreid of Phoenix, Arizona and by two brothers, two sisters and many nieces and nephews Jack was a devoted husband and loving father and brother.  Jack loved children, cardigan sweaters and finding a spring, brook or other place to enjoy with his son. A Rosary will be recited on Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:00 PM at Simpson Funeral Home with visitation continuing after the Rosary until 6:30 PM.  A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Webb City.  Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Sacred Heart Church in Webb City, Missouri or to the Royal and Ray Dean DeGraffenreid Scholarship at Webb City High School. Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home in Webb city.  Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.


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Previous Events

Rosary

Friday

21

Sep

5:00 PM 9/21/2018 5:00:00 PM
Simpson Funeral Home

400 W. Daugherty St.
Webb City, MO 64870

Simpson Funeral Home
400 W. Daugherty St. Webb City 64870 MO
United States

Visitation

Friday

21

Sep

5:30 PM 9/21/2018 5:30:00 PM - 6:30 PM 9/21/2018 6:30:00 PM
Simpson Funeral Home

400 W. Daugherty St.
Webb City, MO 64870

Simpson Funeral Home
400 W. Daugherty St. Webb City 64870 MO
United States

Mass

Saturday

22

Sep

10:00 AM 9/22/2018 10:00:00 AM
Sacred Heart Catholic Church

909 North Madison Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
909 North Madison Street Webb City 64870 Missouri
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

3700 North Rangeline
Webb City, MO 64870

3700 North Rangeline Webb City 64870 MO
United States

Memorial Contribution

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

909 North Madison Street
Webb City, Missouri 64870
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