John Eldon Mugley, February 14, 1944~February 7, 2017
John Eldon Mugley, 72, of West Fork passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at his home to be with the Lord after a 3-year battle with cancer. He was born February 14, 1944 in Fayetteville to Alford Connor and LuMarlis King Mugley.
He lived in West Fork for 42 years; worked at EPC as a fabricator/tool crib attendant for 40 years; was a member of the Blackburn Community Covenant Church in Winslow; he loved his children and grandchildren and his church; and loved camping, hunting and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 sisters and 1 granddaughter.
John is survived by his wife, Rosilee Collins Mugley of the home, whom he married April 18, 1964; 3 sons, Darrin Mugley and wife, Tisa of West Fork, Keith Mugley and wife, Tammy of West Fork and Michael Mugley and wife, Lana of West Fork; 1 daughter, Johnette Ross and partner, Johnny Warford of Elkins; a brother, Kenneth Cook of West Fork; a sister, Ruby Reed of Winslow; 15 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, February 10, 2017 at Beard’s Chapel with Pastor Marsha Cooley officiating. Interment will follow in Friendship Cemetery in West Fork under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 P.M. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Blackburn Community Covenant Church Building Fund, in c/o Marsha Cooley, P.O. Box 165, Winslow, AR. 72959.
The family wishes to express special thanks to the Blackburn Community Covenant Church Family; Washington Regional Hospice; and special thanks to Janet Jenkins.
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