Services for Donald Ray Moneymaker, 72, Lawrence, Kan., will be at 10 am Thursday, March 3, 2016, at New Life Assembly of God in Atchison Kan., with the Rev. Don Goatley and Rev. Ken Watkins officiating. A second service will be held on Friday at 10 am at Null & Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Mo. Mr. Moneymaker died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at his home.
He was born Oct. 7, 1943, in Pilot Knob, Mo., the son of Glen Earl and Eva Mae McGlothin Moneymaker. He graduated from high school in Newburg, Mo. and later earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. Don was a quality control engineer/manager for Atchison Casting for 20 years. He raised cattle on his farm, and enjoyed the outdoors, woodworking, and remodeling homes. He moved to Dixon, Mo. after retiring, then moved to Lawrence to be closer to family. He was a member of the Dixon Assembly of God, and had been attending Calvary Temple Assembly of God in Lawrence.
Don married Jean Marie Jones on Aug. 22, 1964, in Newburg, Missouri. She survives of the home. Other survivors include three children, Donald Andrew Moneymaker and wife Christina, Bellevue, Neb.; Elizabeth Dianne Moneymaker, Sarasota, Fla., and David Earl Moneymaker and wife Jacy, Lawrence; four siblings, William Gale and wife Jovy, Whidbey Island, Wash., Denny Moneymaker, Rolla, Mo., Opal Vaughn, St. Louis, and Buddy Moneymaker, Ariz.; and six grandchildren, Nicholas, Katherine, Jason, Elijah, Miles, and Leo Moneymaker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Visiting Nurses, 200 Maine St., Lawrence, KS 66044, or sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS 66044.