Born Dec. 4, 1940, in Risco, Mo., son of the late Millard Lee and Pearl Whittington Rawlings, he was a truck driver.
On June 20, 1964, in Risco, he married Patsy Anderson, who survives.
Survivors also include four sons, Donnie Rawlings and wife, Linda, of Batesville, Ark., and Tim Rawlings and wife, Michelle, Mike Rawlings and wife, Tammy, and Keith Rawlings and wife, Kristi, all of Malden; one daughter, Sandra Saulsbery and husband, Billy, of Malden; one brother, Dallas Rawlings; two sisters, Ann Vancil and Sandra Barnes; 14 grandchildren, Donnie Lee, Gary, Dustin, Mick, Dean, Jacob, Levi, Matt, Dylan, Kara and Kayleigh Rawlings, Lexi Vincent, Brandon Reader and Madison Saulsbery and one great-granddaughter, Michelle Maine.
He was preceded in death by one son, Ronnie Dale Rawlings and one half-sister, Donna Rawlings.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Landess Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at the Landess Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Bryan Johnson officiating.
Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden.