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Eugene Travis Jr.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

SIKESTON - Eugene Travis Jr., 80, died at 1:40 p.m. Aug. 30, 2007, at his home.

Born July 17, 1927, in Lilbourn, to the late Eugene and Mary May Evans Travis, he lived most of his life in Sikeston. He was a self-employed tuckpointer and a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Air Corps.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Norman Lee and Karan Travis of Sikeston; one brother, Leon Travis of Sikeston; two sisters, Wanda Chatman of Pevely and Melba Wieland of Warrenton; four grandchildren, Tracy Allen, Lacy Brown and Casey Scheper of Sikeston and Stacy Travis of Scott City; and 12 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, two brothers preceded him in death.

Graveside services with full military rites provided by the Missouri Military Honors Program will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.