DEXTER -- Paul A. Dees, 74, died June 27, 2012, at Heritage Gardens of Senath Nursing Home in Senath.
Born July 6, 1937, in Perkins, to the late Rev. Phillip Arthur and Josie Gertrude Myers Dees, he had lived all his life in Dexter. He was a member of the Gospel Assembly of God Church and the Bloomfield Masonic Lodge.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Steven Dees, one brother, Tommy Dees, and two sisters, Eunice Busby and Ruth Ann Scott.
Surviving are: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Brad and Samantha Dees and Corey Dees of Dexter and Kenneth and Donna Dees of Eldorado, Ill.; one sister, Virginia Summers of Dexter; and six grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 until time of services at 10 a.m. Monday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Josh Hester of Dudley and Marion Fields of Dexter will officiate.
Burial with full military honors will follow at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.
Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.