Peterson Funeral Chapel
Floyd Gaines Jr., 91, of Aurora passed away on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the Lacoba Nursing Home following a brief illness.
Floyd was born on July 13, 1924 in Jasper, MO., the son of Floyd Sr. and Hulda Gaines. He was a World War II Veteran serving in the U.S. Navy and an auto body repairman for Earnhardt Cheverolet until he retired.
Floyd married Fernetta Himebaugh on May 8, 1948 in Eureka Springs, AR and she survives. Additional survivors include one son, Jerry Gaines and wife, Linda of Monett; on nephew, Rick Himebaugh and wife, Martha of Monett and numerous family and friends.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, August 4 at 2:00 p.m. in Maple Park Cemetery with Dr. Bill Cox officiating and full military honors under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.