Robert Caneer, 88, of Senath, Mo., died Thursday, May 10, 2007, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.
Born March 15, 1919, in Senath, he was the son of the late Brady and Pearl Edmonston Caneer.
Robert was involved in farming and cotton ginning since 1940 and was owner of 4-Way Gin in Senath. He was a long time member and deacon of Senath Baptist Church. He also was a past member and president of Senath-Hornersville Board of Education. He served as a board member of Federal Land Bank Association and the Missouri Baptist Foundation.
On Aug. 10, 1949, in Paragould, Ark., he married Faye Fulbright, who survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Janet Wallace and husband, Don, of Senath and Cindy Wilkins and husband, Tommy, of Kennett; two granddaughters, Sarah Bibbs and husband, Mark, of Hornersville, Mo., and Mandy Sutton and husband, Jarrad, of Kennett; two great-grandsons, Brady Bibbs and Dax Sutton; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, J.B. and Lon Caneer and three sisters, Elizabeth "Lib" Johnson, Mildred Dean Caneer and Gene Lo Caneer.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Friday, May 11, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 12, at the First Baptist church in Senath with the Revs. Doug Clinton and Kevin Sullivan officiating.
Burial will follow in the Senath Cemetery.
Pallbearers are J.T. Moody, Fred Chandler, Mardon Layne, John Robertson, Tom Johnson and Randal Gibson.
Honorary pallbearers are Bill Anderson, Mike Todd, Scottie Jackson, Jason Chandler, Gregg Layne, Bobby Deck, Robert Deck, Morris Clester, Kevin Davidson, Dale Davis, Bill Brigance, John Wilcox, Pete Sample, Bill Wyatt, Tomy Lyn Jones, Tommy McMahon, Dennis Vandiver, Ted York, John McNutt, John David Raines, Dwight Harrison, Steve Droke, Bill Holifield, Tony Shultz, Tom Noah, George Krone, R. Wayne McLain, Harlan Holloway, Charley Hendershott, Charles Horner, Mike Masters, Joe Wayne Holmes and Jack Higgins.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church Educational Fund.