HARDIN, Ky. - John Waldron, 72, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Feb. 28, 2003, at Murray Calloway County Medical Center in Murray.
Born March 2, 1930, in Pocahontas, Ark., son of the late Marvin and Tula Waldron, he was the owner and operator of Waldron Roofing before retiring. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a member of the Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114 and the Murray Lane Baptist Church of Sikeston.
On Nov. 19, 1950, he married Billie Jean Larker who preceded him in death on Nov. 4, 2002.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, John G. and Wanda Waldron Jr. of Boise, Idaho, and Garry A. and Karen Waldron of Greenback, Tenn.; one daughter, Linda S. Waldron of Almo; one sister, Marvalee Waldron of St. Louis; six grandchildren, Pam "PJ" Lowe and Brandy Kaminsky of Sikeston, Stephen Sloan of Morley, Mo., Mary Blankenship and Christina Waldron of Greenback, and John Waldron of Knoxville; and eight great-grandchilden, Kortney Cook, Paden Cook and Noah Lowe of Sikeston, Lauren Blankenship and Alex Blankenship of Maryville, and Stephen Sloan Jr., Christopher Sloan and Luke Sloan of Morley.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston and will be announced Monday.