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David Mulcahy

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

David Jerome Mulcahy, 81, of Sikeston died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at his home.

Born Jan. 26, 1924, in Kennett, son of the late Paul and Dicie Lee (Whitworth) Mulcahy, he was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.

He graduated from Morehouse High School, attended Southeast Missouri State University. He had been on the City of Sikeston Police Force, a teacher for the Stoddard County School District, worked for the International Shoe Factory for 28 years, and worked for Potlatch for 10.5 years before retiring.

On Sept. 23, 1944, he married Edna Florence (Crowell) Mulcahy, and she survives of the home.

Other survivors include one son, David Owen Mulcahy of Dexter; three daughters, Lana Taylor of Sikeston, Marcia Ann Mulcahy of Cape Girardeau, and Donna Reeves of Lebanon; one brother, William C. "Bud" Mulcahy of Sikeston; one sister, Beatrice Taylor of Gobler; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

One brother, Paul B. Mulcahy, and three sisters, Leota Taylor, Latrieve Fray and Marjorie Shipman preceded him in death.

Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, 2005, at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston, where funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005. Rev. William Marshall, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church, Rev. DeWayne Coleman, pastor of Canalou Baptist Church, and Rev. Allen Reeves, pastor of Community Baptist church at Lebanon officiated.

Interment followed in the Garden of Memories Cemetery at Sikeston.

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