Wesley Hugh Doran, age 81, lifelong resident of Ozark, Missouri, went to his heavenly home surrounded by his loving family, January 23, 2020 at 9:39 A.M. He was born February 26, 1938, in Ozark, Missouri, the son of Mary (Holden) Doran and Malcom Doran.
Wesley was a 1956 graduate of Ozark High School. After graduation, he joined the United States Army and served state side and abroad until 1959. On June 12, 1960, Wesley was united in marriage to Jeanette Clark, and to this union two daughters were born.
Wesley was a self-employed agent representing Shelter Insurance Company in Ozark for 48 years. He was involved in many community organizations, including, but not limited to the Ozark Lions Club and the Ozark Chamber of Commerce, where he served many years as the Chamber President.
Wesley was baptized at and continued to be a member of Selmore Baptist Church. He was a faithful servant always greeting people with his kind and loving smile, participating in missions and serving on the building committee. He loved fishing with friends, golfing with his grandsons, admiring old cars and spending time with his family.
He is lovingly survived by his wife of 59 years and 7 months Jeanette, their two daughters, Debbie Golding and husband Lee (Battlefield, MO) and Leanette Harrington and husband Joby (Clever, MO), a papaw to three grandchildren, Jake Harrington and wife Paige (Argyle TX), Hillary Reid and husband Dustin (Baton Rouge, LA) and Dalton Golding (Kansas City, MO), and two great grandchildren, Jett Harrington and Harper Harrington. Wesley was the youngest of ten children and has four living siblings, Dexter Doran (Nixa, MO), Nena Herndon (Springfield, MO), Warren Doran (Springfield, MO), and Trela Witherspoon (League City, TX). Wesley was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Wayne, Kenneth, Winzer, Retha Mae, and Leslie.
Wesley’s family would like to send their deepest gratitude to his caring team of doctors and nurses at Mercy Hospital, Fresinius Dialysis Center and Integrity Hospice Care.
Please make donations to Selmore Baptist Church building fund.
Funeral services for Wesley will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 25, 2020 at Selmore Baptist Church, 4768 Selmore Road, Ozark, Missouri with Pastors Josh Hall and Mac McCully officiating. Burial will follow with full military honors at Hopedale Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Friday in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com.