PORTAGEVILLE - Joseph Leroy Musgrave, 66, died March 8, 2007, at his home.
Born Aug. 2, 1941, in Lilbourn, son of the late Clem and Daisy Taylor Musgrave, he graduated from Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau and served in the U.S. Navy. He worked at Cross's Oil Co., which he later bought and renamed Leroy Oil Co. He was a member of St. Eustachius Catholic Church in Portageville.
On Feb. 24, 1962, at Hayward, he married Shirley Mae Gooch who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Joseph Leroy and Ruthie Musgrave II of Steele; two daughters and one son-in-law, Natelie Rachelle Frazier of Cape Girardeau and Kimberly Kaye and Tim Estes of Jackson; five brothers, David Musgrave and James Musgrave of Portageville, Harold Page of Lakeview, Ohio, Earnie Musgrave of House Springs and Stephen Musgrave of Gideon; nine sisters, Velina Doster of Antrep, Ohio, Barbara Propst and Janie Fornkohl of Cape Girardeau, Eve Powell of Egypt Mills, Pat Biri of Jackson, Sandra Froman of Zalma, Venita Noah of Shawneetown, Irma Graham of Portageville and Martha Mansfield of Foley, Ala.; and six grandchildren and three great-
One son, Danielle Marion Musgrave; one brother, Eugene Musgrave; and one sister, Maxine Hartmann preceded him in death.
Visitation is at 5 p.m. today, with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m., at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Eustachius Catholic Church with the Rev. Allan Saunders officiating.
Burial with full military rites will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Tim Estes, Dewayne Musgrave, Andy Musgrave, David Musgrave, Neal Musgrave and Anthony Musgrave.