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Bobby Rex McMillan, age 72, of Jasper, MO, died Monday October 7, 2013 at Freeman Hospital West, Joplin, MO.

Rex was born May 15, 1941 at Bentonville, AR to Raymond Horton and Martha Edith (Wilkerson) McMillan.  He graduated High School in Springfield 1959.  On December 22, 1982 at Miami, OK he married Donna Joan Bays and she survives of the home.

Rex was a truck driver for Butterball in Carthage, MO until he was disabled 24 years ago.  He enjoyed following stock car racing and was an avid follower of his grandson’s racing.

In addition to his wife  Donna, he is survived by one son, Robert & Marie McMillan of Louisville, KY; three daughters, Natalie Burrell of Fair Grove, MO, Peggy McMillan of Pleasant Hope, MO, and Sharon & Charles Elliott of Carthage, MO; one brother, Louis & Betty McMillan of Bella Vista, AR; nine grandchildren, Dena, Ricky, Mickey, Brandie, Paul, Alana, Eva, Katherine, and Nathan; nine great-grandchildren Kaylee, Mario, Mitchel, Lilli, Nadia, Lysander, Allison, Jr., and Jaden.

Funeral service will be 2:00 Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial and Military Honors conducted at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm Thursday until service time at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested to American Heart Association in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


#3 Springfield MO, Valley Water Mill RoadPetersen Family 2013-10-11 20:09
All the Petersens remember Bob (Rex) McMillan fondly. Sincere sympathy to his family from the Petersens: Joe & Marion, Carol, Marilyn, Peg, Julie, Joe Jr., Tony, and, Mary.
You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
#2 Dillsboro IndianaDavid Wright and family 2013-10-10 14:04
Thoughts and prayers Joann, did not no Rex real well but what we did know we liked..sorry we could not make the services.
#1 Jasper, MOSue Shumard 2013-10-09 09:19
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We thought a lot of Rex and he will be missed.

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