A funeral service for John K. McNaughton was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the United Methodist Church, Westboro, Missouri. Interment was held at Center Grove Cemetery, Westboro. Pastor Julie Sanders officiated. Services were under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Tarkio.
John, the son of Ferrell and Jean Ellen (Heckenlively) McNaughton, was born January 9, 1943, in Maryville, Missouri. He attended Westboro High School, Westboro, graduating in 1961.
John was employed by Atchison County Coop, Rolf Fertilizer and Supply, both in Rock Port, Missouri, Crop Production Services in Westboro and Earl May Nursery in Shenandoah, Iowa. John also served as Mayor of Westboro for 12 years. In 2013, he sold his home in Westboro and moved into Tarkio, Missouri, where he lived to the present time.
John was a member of the United Methodist Church, Westboro. He passed away Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Tarkio Rehabilitation and Health Care at the age of 74.
John was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include sister, Karen Riley and husband, Elic, Elmo, Missouri; brother, Alan McNaughton, Westboro; nieces and nephews, Jeff (Rhonda) Riley, Lanita (Frank) Vanderbush, Jerry (Regina) Riley, Shane McNaughton, Somer Norman and Slade McNaughton; and numerous great-nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank Jim Hawkins for his dedicated friendship and the many hours spent with John the last few years of his life.
Memorials may be directed to Center Grove Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.