The Rev. Floyd William Rash, 85, of Rayville, Mo., died Thursday, June 14, 2007, at the North Valley Hospital in White Fish, Mont.
Mr. Rash was born May 1, 1922 in Vista, Mo. to James W. and Nancy (Palmer) Rash. He married MaeDean Barber of Orrick, Mo. on September 13, 1941; she survives, of Sibley, Mo.
Other survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Jeannie Rash of Rayville, Mo., Ron and Juanita Rash of Kalispell, Mont., and David and Judy Rash of Rayville; one daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Ron Taylor of Sibley, Mo.; one sister, Dessie Raw of Richmond; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters.
The Rev. Rash was the minister of the Ray of Light Full Gospel Church in Rayville from 1981 to 2005. He was also a farmer. He lived most of his life in Rayville.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Those who wish to may contribute to the Jordy #2 Visually Impaired Camera Fund for his visually impaired grandson, Mark Bryan Myer, II.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 23 at 1:30 p.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond.
Burial will be at Floral Hills Cemetery, Raytown, Mo., where Military Graveside Services will be conducted.
Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, is in charge of the arrangements.