Archive for Wednesday, August 4, 2004

Obituary: Walter K. Fountain


August 4, 2004

Services for Walter K. Fountain, 76, Eldon, Mo., were Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004, at First Assembly of God Church in Eldon. Burial was in Eldon City Cemetery.

Mr. Fountain died Saturday, July 31, 2004, in Lake Ozark, Mo. He was born May 30, 1928, in Knox County, Missouri, the son of Serrel and Florence (Beard) Fountain. Mr. Fountain was a lifelong farmer in northeast Missouri until moving to Eldon to become a developer.

He married Eva Helen Burkhart on Feb. 17, 1950. She survives, of the home. Other survivors include a son, Roger, Eldon; a daughter, Cheryl Fountain, Okeechobee, Fla.; four sisters, Margaret Anderson, Grain Valley, Ezylene Snell, Canton, Pat Black, Eudora, formerly of Tonganoxie, and JoAnn Arment, Holt; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

One grandson died earlier.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer's Assn., sent in care of Phillips Funeral Home, P.O. Box 5, Eldon, MO. 65026.

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