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February 6, 2018

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John  Lumsden, 86, of Poplar Bluff, passed away on  February 6, 2018 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center.

He was born on December 5, 1931 to Charles and Ora (Wilmurth) Lumsden in Matthews, MO. He graduated from Canalou High School and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from The University of Missouri in Columbia. John worked as a self-employed Farmer all of his life. On May 25, 2003 he married Barbara Graham.

As a Lieutenant John served in the Air Force as a Navigator from September 1954 to July 1957.  He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder on the session and other church needs.

John is survived by his loving spouse Barbara Lumsden; one son, Joe (Mary Ann) Lumsden of Kelso, MO; two daughters, Cathie Wilcoxon of Van Buren, MO and Marianne Lumsden of Fredricksburg, VA; one step-daughter Sherrie Jozwiak of California; four grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Christopher Lumsden and Ora Bea Lumsden; three brothers, Nelson Lumsden, Harold Lumsden and Donald Lumsden.

Visitation will be from  9:00a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Moore Funeral Service in Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:00 am in the Moore Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Steve Patterson, officiating.  Burial will take place in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery with full military honors.

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