Obituary - Myrle C Washburn

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Myrle C Washburn

January 16, 1932 - March 19, 2019
Age: 87
Residence: Forsyth, MO
Formerly of: Mt. Vernon, MO

Myrle C. Washburn, age 87, of Forsyth, Missouri, passed away March 18, 2019. He was born on January 16, 1932, in Williamstown, Missouri, the son of Perry and Helen Washburn. He was the oldest of seven children and graduated in 1950 from Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon, Missouri. After graduation, he worked briefly for the newspaper in Mt. Vernon.

In 1952, Myrle joined the Army National Guard, where he proudly served for two years driving semi-trucks. That began his career as a professional truck driver.

He is preceded in death by his first wife, Phyllis and infant daughter, Sandra in 1962.

He married Dorothea Langenheim of Germany in Forsyth, Missouri, on May 23, 1969. They were animal lovers and adored all of their nieces and nephews. They shared 48 happy years together. He was preceded in death by Dorothea in July of 2017; his parents and also his brothers: Bill Washburn (Donna), Winston Washburn (Patty); and sisters: Lila McMillan (Bob), and Judy Atkins (Joe).

Myrle is survived by his brother, Hal and Hyon Sun Washburn of Forsyth, Missouri; sister, Carolyn and Dale Blevins of Forsyth, Missouri; and numerous nieces, nephews, family, and many many friends.

A private burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Taney County Humane Society (www.bransonhumanesociety.com). To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com


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