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Donald Rex Highfill

January 10, 1941 December 30, 2018
Donald Rex Highfill
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Obituary for Donald Rex Highfill

Donald Rex Highfill, age 77, of Stotts City, Missouri, passed away at 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, December 30, 2018, at the Mt. Vernon Place Care Center. He was born January 10, 1941, in Polk County, Missouri, the son of Wilbur and Wilma (Mayfield) Highfill.

Rex and Carolyn loved horses and spent their free time riding their horses, including a memorable trip to the mountains in New Mexico. The first time they met was on a trail ride.

Rex operated a successful Excavating business and also worked at the MFA Exchange in Freistatt. He was a member of the Round Grove Baptist Church.

On December 7, 1984, he married Carolyn Cofer in Miami, Oklahoma.

Rex is survived by his wife of 34 years, Carolyn; three sons, Dean Highfill and his wife, Sandy, of Ozark, Missouri, Gary Highfill of Ft. Smith, Arkansas and Franklin Cheek of Mt. Vernon; one daughter, Vicky Inmon of Mt. Vernon; two sisters, Louise Dukes of Pleasant Hope, Missouri and Shirley Highfill of Mayview, Missouri and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

His parents, Wilbur and Wilma, two sons, Troy and Jimmy Highfill, and his brother-in-law, Walter Highfill, preceded him in death.

A visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with a funeral service to follow at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be held at a later date at the Union Cemetery.

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Visitation

Saturday

5

Jan

10:00 AM 1/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home
510 E. Cherry St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

5

Jan

11:00 AM 1/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home

510 E. Cherry St.
Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home
510 E. Cherry St. Mt. Vernon 65712 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

Union Cemetery, exit 38, Stotts City, Missouri

Union Cemetery, exit 38, Stotts City, Missouri
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