The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Obits

January 31, 2014

Donald Roughton

JOPLIN, Mo. — Donald Roughton, age 79, of Joplin, Mo., passed away at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, at his home following a sudden illness.

Don was born Oct. 25, 1934, in Bentonville, Ark. He had lived in Joplin most of his life. Don was employed as the Produce Manager for the former Foodtown store and Produce Clerk at the IGA grocery store in Joplin. He was a member of the Retail Clerks Union #322. He was also a member of the Wildwood Baptist Church.

Don married Janice Phillips Nov. 27, 1954, in Joplin and she survives. Additional survivors include two sons, Kevin Roughton and wife, Teresa, Joplin and Scott Roughton and wife, Sueanne, Alba, Mo.; one brother, David Roughton, Joplin; four grandchildren, Jody, Chase and Lacey Roughton and Aspen Waters; and three great-grandchildren, Ada, Mitt and Raydn Roughton; and one on the way. Don was preceded in death by a son, Jody Brian Roughton; two brothers, Orville and Truman Roughton; and a sister, Juanita Townsend.

Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at the Mason-Woodard Chapel. Burial will follow at the Osborne Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. Friday until the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mason-Woodard Mortuary of Joplin, Mo.

1
Text Only
Obits
  • Carolyn Anderson Carolyn "Sue" Anderson

    Carolyn "Sue" Anderson, 69, Pierce City, Mo., died July 19, 2014, at her home, following a short illness

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mary White Mary White

    Mary Lorraine White, 59, of Joplin, Mo., completed her journey up the stairway to heaven on July 16, 2014.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Blake Aggus Blake Aggus

    Blake Austin Aggus, 23, died July 18, 2014, at his home in Hollister, Mo. He was born September 21, 1990 in Joplin.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Derfelt Edward Crowder

    BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. - Edward Crowder, 72, passed away at his home in Baxter Springs on July 19, 2014, after a battle with cancer.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Simpson Herbert E. Kirkpatrick

    Herbert E. Kirkpatrick Sr. "Guitar Man", age 77, passed away July 19, 2014, in Joplin.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Matthew Brewer Matthew Brewer

    July 21, 1987 - Aug. 24, 2011

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Eddie Morin Eddie Morin

    Edward "Eddie" Martin Morin, age 91, of Lamar, Mo., passed at his home, Friday, July 18, 2014.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Gary Compton Gary A. Compton

    Gary A. Compton, age 71, lifelong resident of Joplin, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at his home with family at his side.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Derfelt Carolyn L. Street

    Carolyn Lou (Burdge) Street, age 72, of Baxter Springs, passed from this life on July 18, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Military Bobby G. Adams

    Bobby G. Adams, 85, Neosho, died July 17, 2014, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo