DEXTER - James D. Carney, 69, died March 2, 2008, at the Springfield Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Born Nov. 26, 1938, at Dexter, to the late James H. and Alice Rebecca Aarant Carney, he had worked as a meat packer and had been a manager of the Astro Bowl in Dexter. A former building inspector for the City of Dexter, he was of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include: two sons, Paul D. Carney of St. Peters and Nathan D. Carney of Kansas City, Kan.; one daughter, Jamie McLane of McKinney, Texas; one brother, Kenneth L. Carney of Bloomfield; three sisters, Phyllis Stewart of Dexter, Brenda Eldred of Springfield and Rebecca Carney Stuart of Lake Havasu, Ariz.; and eight grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Elizabeth Carney; and one sister, Linda Fulkerson.
Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday with Dr. John Carney officiating.
Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.