Fred Golightly

Sunday, June 20, 2004

CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Fred Golightly, 83, of Chaffee died Friday, June 18, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Jan. 16, 1921, in Chaffee, to the late Otto and Maude Doughty Golightly. He married Elizabeth "Betty" Allwood April 25, 1949.

He was a retired fleet mechanic with Central Food Packing Co. and a World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Chafffee and VFW Post 3127.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Fred R. Golightly of San Ygnacio, Texas; a daughter, Susan Uhrhan of Chaffee; a sister, Frances Simpher of Delta; a brother, Harold "Hank" Golightly of Chaffee; a grandson, Rusty Golightly of Chaffee; two granddaughters, Richelle Halter of Chaffee and Vanessa Carlton of Evansville, Ind.

Also surviving are four great-grandchildren, Maeghan and Mitchell Halter of Chaffee and Tylor and Nykki Carlton of Evansville; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.

Vistation will be at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Marty Blakey officiating. Burial with full military rites will be in Union Park Cemetery in Chaffee.