Chris "MO" Mofield, son of Jerry Lee Mofield and Shelba Lane Mofield of Dexter, was born on Aug. 19, 1964, at Cape Girardeau and died in the Missouri Southern Healthcare at Dexter on Thursday, July 6, 2006, at the age of 41.
Chris attended the First Baptist Church in Dexter, was employed as a funeral director with the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter for the past 20 years, was a 1983 graduate of Dexter Senior High School where he served as athletic manager, was a member of the Dexter Lions Club where he served as secretary and past-president, was a former president of the Dexter Community Betterment, was honored in 1989 as Dexter's Man of the Year, was a member of the Hickory Log Saturday Lunch Bunch and a resident of Dexter.
He was united in marriage to Donna Jo Boyer on Sept. 30, 2000, at Dexter. Mrs. Mofield survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides his wife and parents, survivors include one sister and brother-in-law, Amy and Rick Delay of Bloomfield; by nieces, Courtney and Chelsea Delay of Bloomfield; his mother-in-law, Barbara Boyer of Sikeston; his father-in-law, Gary Boyer of Sikeston; by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, James and Renee Boyer of Jackson; by his nephews, Jonathan and Jerod Boyer of Jackson; by his special aunt and uncle, Richard and Marla Bailey of Dexter; his Maw and Paw, Bud and Marlene Creg of Dexter; and by two men that he considered as his brothers, Darrel Pyle and Terry Faulkner.
He was preceded in death by a close personal friend, Byron "Butch" Beard.
Visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2006, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will then be conducted at 8 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Phil Warren, Dale Rogers and Eric Mathis officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 8, 2006, at the Dexter Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the 18 Fore Life Foundation, c/o Scott Kruse, 10632 Apache Village, Dexter, Mo. 63841.