Born Jan. 18, 1934, in Deering, Mo., son of the late Roy and Willora Eddilman Wrather, he was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a chef in the Army and a member of the American Legion.
On Sept. 26, 1956, in Hernando, Miss., he married Betty Brown, who survives.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Kennett.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John Tarter officiating.
Burial will follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, Mo.