John Brumett

John M. Brumett, 65, of Canton, Mo., died June 27, 2011, at his home in Canton.

He was born March 10, 1946, in Champaign, the son of Charles H. and Ruth Anne Howell Brumett.

Surviving are one daughter, Johanna (and Joey) Cox of Clarksburg, Mo.; one sister, Barb (and Jack) Baily of Macomb; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was a member of Ipava Presbyterian Church in Ipava.

He received his bachelors degree from Western Illinois University and a masters degree from University of Missouri-Columbia. He retired from University of Missouri Extension Service in Lewis County.

He served as an Alderman for the City of Canton, Sun-n-Surf Pool Board and Soil and Water Conservation Board.

A memorial funeral service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Arnold's Funeral Home in Canton, Mo., with Dennis Mayer officiating. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 23, 2011, from noon until the time of services at Arnold's Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/6/2011