John Frederick Whitford, 82, formerly of Fairfax, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2016, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born in Maryville, Missouri, on June 4, 1934, to the late Frederick Claire Whitford and Lora Mae Whitford.
He is survived by two siblings, Martha Sue Whitford Brendler and Terry Mack (Faith) Whitford. Fred’s family will celebrate his life privately with inurnment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Fairfax, Missouri, at a later date. Friends may sign his online guestbook at