Francis Fleetwood, 92, of Forsyth died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in the
Forsyth Nursing and Rehab Center. The funeral service will be at 10:00 AM
Monday, September 10, 2018 in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home.
Interment will be in the Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery in Branson.
Francis Oliver Fleetwood was born Wednesday, February 17, 1926 in Rippee,
MO to Curtis and Adaline (McCraven) Fleetwood. He attended school in
Douglas County and worked in the area for a few years. He was married to
Bonnie Drisckill in 1945. They moved to Dodge City, KS where he worked as
a truck driver. In the late 1940's they moved back to MO where he owned
and operated a sawmill. He contracted timber for the U.S. Government for
twenty years. Bonnie died in 1965 and Francis moved to Dewitt, MO where
he drove a grain truck. He retired in 1984-85.
Francis was always willing to help anyone in need. He was very honest and
never complained. His greatest enjoyment was fishing.
He is survived by one son, Tim Fleetwood and wife, Kathy of Taneyville; one
daughter, June Robinson and husband, William of Kissee Mills; three
grandchildren Tawn Saunders, Thane Sharpe, Jeff Fleetwood and eight
great-grandchildren: Braxton, Xander, Ronan, Noah, Caleb, Emily, Gabriel and
He preceded in death by his parents; wife Bonnie; six brothers and three
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO.
Francis O. Fleetwood
February 17, 1926 - September 4, 2018
15945 U.S. Hwy 160 ~ Forsyth, MO. 65653 ~ (417) 546-6250
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home