JAMES JUNIOR McCOULLOUGH Saturday, October 17, 1936 - Friday, September 29, 2017
Mr. James Junior McCoullough, age 80, of Republic, Missouri, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2017 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on October 17, 1936 in Galena, Missouri, the son of James Albert and Flossie Samantha (Hilton) McCoullough.
James was united in marriage to Fay Snow on November 2, 1959, and they enjoyed almost 58 years together.
He was a member of the Glidewell Baptist Church in Springfield. He worked for many years at the D.O. Allen Construction Company, and retired from Swearingen Trucking Company. James enjoyed playing guitar, and while in California and in Republic, he had played in several bands.
James was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Hannah Howard; and an infant sister, Alice Jane McCoullough.
He is survived by his wife, Fay; a son, Jeff McCoullough and wife Jana; two grandchildren, Jessica McCoullough and Janee` Beal and husband Chad; a sister, Naomi Toothman and husband Jerry; a sister in law, Priscilla Lyons; and a brother in law, Vanugh Snow and wife Beverly.
A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017 in Meadors Funeral Home, Republic. The funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 6, 2017, also in the funeral home. Burial will follow the service in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Springfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Glidewell Baptist Church, Benevolent Fund, 5801 N. Farm Road 141, Springfield, MO 65803. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website at www.meadorsfuneralhome.com