Donald Lee Jeffery

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Donald Lee Jeffery

October 15, 1947 - March 12, 2018

Donald Lee Jeffery, age 70, Carl Junction, Mo., passed away Monday, March 12, 2018, at his residence.
Don was born Oct. 15, 1947, in Joplin, Mo., to the late Johnnie Tucker and Betty Jo Benigar Tucker.
Don attended Joplin High School and finished his high school education while serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Following the war, he worked as a glass glazier for several years. Don was a member of Born Again Gospel Church, and Freedom Road Riders. He enjoyed building VW Trikes, and owned and operated Outsiders and Renegades, where he was known as 'Old Man'. He was also a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans.
He married Diana Spencer on June 13, 1985, in Irving, Texas. She survives at the home.
Also at the home are a daughter, Shawnte Jeffery; and grandchildren, Jordon Jeffery, Colton and McKenzie James. Additional survivors include five sons, Don Games and wife, Sarah, Billie Games, all of Oregon, John Jeffery and wife, Jenny, Joshua Jeffery and Jacob Jeffery and wife, Sarah, all of Galena, Kan.; a daughter, Shanda Machovskiy, of Washington; four brothers, Bob Jeffery and wife, Barbara, Sparta, Mo., Mike Tucker, Carl Junction, Jimmie Tucker and wife, Wanda, Diamond, Mo., Johnnie Tucker and Tina, Oklahoma; three sisters, Terri and husband, Ken, Sherri, and Cathy Jo and husband, Jeff; a special niece, Rebecca Marney; 19 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Don was preceded in death by a daughter, Diana Jo Jeffery; and a sister, Carol Jean Jeffery.
Funeral services will be Friday, March 16, at 2 p.m. in Parker Mortuary Chapel, with Pastors Keneth Miner and Brian Spencer officiating. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1 p.m. until service time at the mortuary. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City, with full military honors.
Published on March 15, 2018
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Dreama & Jerry Heminger
Jun 11, 2018
Don you will be missed dearly now you don't have any more pain.Rest in peace.I send a prayer every day to your family.
Darcie Clifton
Mar 16, 2018
I am so sorry for y our loss. I know how trying these things are. You have my deepest condolences. Prayers are being sent up and love sent your way.
Angela Francisco
Mar 15, 2018
Here I set with pen and paper and many thoughts of found memories of years past. Gonna miss you and many memories to last. Go with God and tell Don Hello when you get there, you both are two of a kind that can never be forgotten .