Jerry Wayne LaFevers , 71, of West Plains died December 26, 2012. Born January 21, 1941 in West Plains, he was the son of J.D. “Dick” LaFevers and Ailene Largent LaFevers. He graduated from West Plains High School with the Class of 1959 where he lettered in football and played cornet in the band. He attended the University of Missouri at Columbia and St. Louis and Washington University at St. Louis. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Jerry retired in 2004 as West Plains City Parks Director after fourteen years of service. During his tenure the Aquatic Center and the Children’s Baseball Field were opened. Jerry enjoyed family, golf, horses and cattle.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Allison; sons David Wayne LaFevers, Seth Barry (Amy) and Matt Barry (Callie); two brothers, David Stephen LaFevers (Deanna) and Dr. Jim Lock (Brian); a sister, April Fee (Michael); six grandchildren, Payton LaFevers, Jade, Chase, Chandler, Indie Ava Barry and Tia LaFevers, a great-grandson, Nicholas LaFevers and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dr. Richard LaFevers.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, January 12th at Oak Lawn Cemetery with Pastor Elliott Anderson officiating.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or American Diabetes Association, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.