Jack Dean Toler, 80, of Clarksburg, MO passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at his residence. He was born on November 27, 1931 at Clarksburg the son of George and Velma (Winebrenner) Toler, both of whom preceded him in death. He was married on April 12, 1953 in Clarksburg to Patricia "Patty" Joan Leonard, who also preceded him in death on March 30, 2009. He was a 1949 graduate of Clarksburg High School, and attended the MU Veterinary School. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Jack worked as a civil engineer with District 5 Plans and Designs for MODOT from 1953-1991. He also farmed for many years, and was co-owner of Jack's Municipal Sales and Services, Inc. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, the California Masonic Lodge #183, Ararat Shrine in Kansas City, MO, the Hickman Cemetery Board for many years, and Jefferson City Eagles Club. He enjoyed flying and held his pilot's license for many years. He is survived by two daughters, Lisa Knipp and husband Jeff of Tipton, MO, and Brenda Edwards and husband Archie, also of Tipton; five grandchildren, Eric Edwards and wife Krissie, Kit Edwards and wife Jessica, Tanner Edwards, Cole Knipp and wife Amy, and Jordyn Knipp; four great-grandchildren, Dylan, Rylan, Ryker and Kylan Edwards. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO. Burial will be in Hickman Cemetery. Officiating will be Mr. Jack Bowlin. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., with a Masonic Service at 1:00 p.m., all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Shriners Hospitals for Children, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, MO.
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Published in Boonville Daily News from Sept. 19 to Sept. 21, 2012