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Virgil Allen Aleshire
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1931
Christian County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 2011
Greene County
Missouri, USA

Virgil Allen Aleshire, age 80, of Springfield, Missouri, went to meet his Lord, after a hard fight against cancer. He was born the 13th child of 16 children to Robert Nelson and Nola Mariam Aleshire. He attended the Mount Zion and Dadeville Schools in Dade County, Missouri.

On April 26, 1956, he was united in marriage to Dixie Kylene Langford. From this union, two children were born; Donna and Robert.

In his younger years, he worked at a B-52 Bomber Plant in Kansas City, MO. He was also employed at C&W Engine Rebuilders, where he built motors for Duck Boats at Branson, as well as truck and car engines. He retired in 1983, but he continued to work on cars at home for family and friends. He also had many hobbies, he loved to hunt and fish, he also fixed old guitars. He taught himself how to play the guitar, much to the delight of his great-grand-daughter.

He is survived by his wife Dixie Kylene Aleshire, a daughter, Donna Kylene Walter, a son; Robert Allen Aleshire, and his wife Denise Ann, all of Springfield, a grand-daughter; Lisa S. Walter, and one great-grand-daughter; Stormy Kimberly Walter, a brother, John Lincoln Aleshire, Pleasant Hope, MO.

Funeral services were held at 1:00 pm., Saturday, August 13th, 2011, at Greenlawn Funeral Home North, Springfield, MO. Officiating was Ms. Shirley Gilmore. Music by John Hall and Barbara McKay. Pallbearers were John Nelson Aleshire, Doug Bennett, Shawn Langford Selsor, Craig Feezell, Darrell Wilson, and Roger Wilson.

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Family links: 
  Robert Nelson Aleshire (1878 - 1956)
  Nola Miriam Dickerson Aleshire (1897 - 1976)
  Thea Aleshire (1913 - 1977)*
  Willard Riley Aleshire (1915 - 1917)*
  Lee Aleshire (1919 - 1920)*
  Bertha Ann Aleshire Feezell (1921 - 2005)*
  Lydia Frances Aleshire Horton (1922 - 2005)*
  Ida Grace Aleshire (1924 - 1924)*
  Tina Catherine Aleshire Taylor Bishop Dixon Fulk (1926 - 2008)*
  Virgil Allen Aleshire (1931 - 2011)
  Paul Eugene Aleshire (1933 - 1933)*
  Mary Alice Aleshire (1933 - 1933)*
  Edith Lillian Aleshire Wilson (1935 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Greene County
Missouri, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.26555, -93.27423
Created by: J. D. McConnell
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74733249
Virgil Allen Aleshire
Added by: J. D. McConnell
Virgil Allen Aleshire
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Virgil Allen Aleshire
Added by: J. D. McConnell
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 Added: Aug. 14, 2011

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