Obituaries

Sharon McAdoo
B: 1945-10-19
D: 2017-09-18
View Details
McAdoo, Sharon
Angelita "Mollie" Gapasin
B: 1937-11-21
D: 2017-09-18
View Details
Gapasin, Angelita "Mollie"
Danny Eagleburger
B: 1952-04-18
D: 2017-09-18
View Details
Eagleburger, Danny
Donald DeVos
B: 1939-06-26
D: 2017-09-17
View Details
DeVos, Donald
Pamela Douds
B: 1959-10-02
D: 2017-09-16
View Details
Douds, Pamela
William Gaddy
B: 1938-03-02
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Gaddy, William
Tricia Anderson
B: 1960-04-28
D: 2017-09-12
View Details
Anderson, Tricia
Joanne Busch
B: 1940-05-23
D: 2017-09-08
View Details
Busch, Joanne
Rose English
B: 1940-03-27
D: 2017-09-06
View Details
English, Rose
Roberta Meyer
B: 1959-03-14
D: 2017-09-06
View Details
Meyer, Roberta
Kenneth "Kenny Racer" Smith
B: 1934-09-19
D: 2017-09-05
View Details
Smith, Kenneth "Kenny Racer"
Helen Winters
B: 1923-11-09
D: 2017-09-01
View Details
Winters, Helen
Rebecca Smith
B: 1954-08-18
D: 2017-08-31
View Details
Smith, Rebecca
Mary Jiles
B: 1948-04-20
D: 2017-08-27
View Details
Jiles, Mary
Lawrence (Pete) Grieshaber
B: 1929-07-19
D: 2017-08-25
View Details
Grieshaber, Lawrence (Pete)
Jackie Irwin
B: 1948-01-12
D: 2017-08-24
View Details
Irwin, Jackie
Barbara Burnes
B: 1937-11-23
D: 2017-08-21
View Details
Burnes, Barbara
Herman Certain
B: 1936-01-18
D: 2017-08-21
View Details
Certain, Herman
Marcy Leavitt
B: 1964-12-21
D: 2017-08-20
View Details
Leavitt, Marcy
Madge Morris
B: 1928-09-14
D: 2017-08-19
View Details
Morris, Madge
Katherine Keene
B: 1954-12-17
D: 2017-08-19
View Details
Keene, Katherine

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
500 E. Walnut Street
Springfield, MO 65806
Phone: (417) 862-4433
Fax: (417) 862-4435

This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of Donald Dedrick. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

Thank you.

Cancel
Select Candle

Obituary for Donald Dedrick Jr.

Donald Dedrick Jr.
Donald Edwin Dedrick, Jr., age 83, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away Saturday night, April 8, 2017.

Don was born on November 17, 1933 in Wichita, Kansas to Donald E. Sr. and Margaret E. Dedrick. Don attended the University of Wichita before serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After discharge from the Army, he finished his education at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. He spent his long working career in the food facilities design & consulting business which included 24 years with his own nationwide consulting firm, Don Dedrick Associates. Along with his professional career, he also spent several years raising cattle on a small farm in the Ozarks. Don was an ardent student of Classical and Early Christian history for more than 30 years and used his knowledge to write a historical novel titled The Epiphany of Marcus Apronius.

Don will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. He was the loving husband of 56 years to Jeanne Pfeifer Dedrick, devoted father of Michelle Mawson of Fountain Valley, CA; son Gregory Dedrick and wife Patty of Plano, TX; proud grandfather of Dylan Rettenberger, Audrey & Kate Dedrick and Michael & Sabrina Mawson. Don was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Gerald.

A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. with Father Fergus Monaghan officiating. Lunch will be served at the church after Mass. Burial and military honors will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2818 East Bennett, Springfield, MO 65804 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the care of Herman H. Lohmeyer Funeral Home in Springfield, Missouri.

Permanent online condolences, photos and stories may be shared at www.hhlohmeyer.com.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos