May 4, 1920 - December 21, 2012
Residence: Springfield, MO
“Buddy” Henry Megown peacefully passed away December 21, 2012, surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1920, in Renick, MO, to Samuel and Maude (Hardin) Megown.
was a WWII Veteran, wounded on D-Day plus three and was awarded a Purple Heart
and Bronze Star. After recuperating in O’Reilly General Hospital, Ken lived in
the Springfield area the rest of his life working in the printing
was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters. Ken is
survived by his wife of 39 years, Donna Mae (Cook) Megown; his two children,
Sue Ellen Kirwin of Little
Rock, AR, and Ken Huston Megown of Springfield; two nephews and two nieces.
was an active member of WesleyUnitedMethodistChurch and will be missed by his family, church family,
countless friends and neighbors.
services will be held at , Friday, December 28, 2012, in WesleyUnitedMethodistChurch, 922 W. Republic Road, Springfield, under the direction of Greenlwn Funeral Home. Burial will follow in MapleParkCemetery. Visitation will be held at the church prior to the
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