Eugene Musgrave

Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Eugene Musgrave, 64, of Chaffee died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Aug. 12, 1941, at Baderville, Mo., son of Clem C. and Daisy Mae Taylor Page Musgrave. He and Clarene Williams were married May 1, 1970. She preceded him in death Aug. 13, 1998.

Musgrave was a driver and mechanic 22 years at McCrate Equipment Co. in Portageville, Mo. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Chaffee and its Men's Club, Knights of Columbus Council 4311 in Oran, Mo., and Eagles Aerie in Sikeston, Mo.

Survivors include a son, Anthony Musgrave (Aleshia) of Chaffee; three daughters, Angela Carver (James) of Portageville, Darlis Batey (George) of Wylie, Texas, Crystal Swain (Kelley) of Chaffee; grandchildren, Anthony Jr., Gene, Lindsey, Tyler Musgrave, Kylie, Cassidy Swain of Chaffee, Veronica Batey of Texas, James Dylan Carver of Portageville; and a great-grandchild, Caedyn Musgrave of Chaffee.

Also surviving are six brothers, Harold Page of Lakeview, Ohio, Leroy Musgrave of Portageville, Earnie Musgrave of House Springs, Mo., David Musgrave of Portageville, James Musgrave of Portageville, Stephen Musgrave of Gideon, Mo.; nine sisters, Velina Doster of Antwerp, Ohio, Barbara Propst, Eve Powell, Janie Fornkohl, all of Cape Girardeau, Patsy Biri of Jackson, Venita Noah of Shawneetown, Mo., Sandra Froman of Zalma, Mo., Irma Graham of Portageville, and Martha Mansfield of Foley, Ala.

He was preceded in death by two sisters.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee after 4 p.m. today. Parish prayers will be at 6:30.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating. Burial will be in Union Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be James Musgrave, Stephen Musgrave, Earnie Musgrave, Anthony Musgrave Jr., Gene Musgrave, Tyler Musgrave and Harold Page.