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Donald Ray Sexton

Funeral services for Donald Ray Sexton, 85, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at Gospel Hill Church of Christ, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mr. Sexton passed away at 11:45 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2022, at his home.


He was born April 10, 1937, at Pottersville, Missouri, to William Franklin Sexton and Edna Hudlow Sexton.  He graduated from Bakersfield High School with the Class of 1955.  On November 3, 1956, he was married at Pottersville, Missouri, to Venetta Fox.  Don was a truck driver for Ozark Gas for thirty-five years.  He enjoyed coon hunting and horses.  Mr. Sexton was a member of Gospel Hill Church of Christ.


He is survived by his wife, Venetta Sexton, of the family home; four children, Mike Sexton and wife, Connie, Gary Sexton and wife, Tammy, Billy Sexton and wife, Mary all of West Plains and Terry (Jack) Sexton and significant other, Radonna, Pottersville, Missouri; thirteen grandchildren, Kyle Sexton, Emily Harris, Jessie Thompson, Eric Biffle, Tyler Sexton, Aimee Morrison, Angie Walker, Billy Don Sexton, Melissa Dalton, Jamie Stauffer, Kelli Sexton, Jett Sexton and Rachael Sexton; thirteen great-grandchildren and two on the way; and several nieces and nephews.


His parents, two brothers, three sisters and his grandparents, Clint and Francis Hudlow, preceded him in death.


Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Monday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Pottersville Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to Pottersville Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at