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Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard 'Roy' McAferty 1932 - 2011 McLouth

A private family burial for Richard “Roy” McAferty, 78, McLouth, will be at McLouth Cemetery.
He died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at his home.
He was born Dec. 5, 1932, in the Lone Star area of Douglas County, the son of Harold “Red” and Louise Mary Boutwell McAferty.
Mr. McAferty lived most of his life in McLouth and was a 1950 graduate of McLouth High School. He attended Clark’s Business School in Topeka. He served as the sccountant for the Leavenworth-Jefferson Rural Electric Co-op for 41 years, retiring in 1994.
He was a member of the Lyra Masonic Lodge No. 256 in McLouth and a former fire chief of the McLouth Volunteer Fire Department.
He married Dorothy Marie Robinson on Jan. 1, 1951, in Ozawkie. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Marlin and wife Josie, Bowling Green, Mo., and Larry and wife Lynette, Scottsdale, Ariz.; two daughters, Judith Wheeler and husband Shawn, McLouth, and Debbie Kesinger and husband Merlin, McLouth; one brother, Elmer and wife Velma, McLouth; one sister, Rita Dorei Powell and husband Don, Ormond Beach, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Edgar.
Friends may call after 1 p.m. Monday at at Barnett Family Funeral Home, 1220 Walnut St., U.S. Highway 59 in Oskaloosa, where the family will meet them from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettfamilyfh.com.