George R McFatrich Jr

08/10/1958 – 09/01/2018

Obituary for George R McFatrich Jr

George R. McFatrich, Jr., 60, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Bothwell Regional Health Center, Sedalia. He was born on August 10, 1958 in Sedalia to George and Patricia (Busker) McFatrich.

He attended Smith Cotton High School and was a member of New Score. He later attended Missouri Western and State Fair Community College where he was an athletic trainer. Growing up, he enjoyed riding and showing horses.

He married Kimberly Blubaugh and they had one child, Jennifer Renee.

He worked several years for Gardner Denver.

He later married Karen Estes.

After moving to the St. Louis area, he became a manufacturing engineer for Nordyne and helped start a therapeutic horseback riding program. He was an avid golfer and played many courses around the U.S. After suffering a severe stroke in 2004, he moved back to Sedalia, where he was cared for by his mother.

He was preceded in death by his father, George R. McFatrich. He is survived by his mother and sisters, LaDonna (Tracy) Meuschke and Tricia (Benny) Hefley.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, with Pastor Jim Downing, Jr. officiating.

The family will receive friends at the chapel for a visitation from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

Burial will be held Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pettis County, Missouri.

Pallbearers will be James McFatrich, Tony Neth, Benny Hefley, Tracy Meuschke, Jerry Mathieu, and Tommy Townsend.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Epworth United Methodist Church.

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Ladonna, Tricia , My sympathy goes out to you and your family!
– Julie Sieving
Mark and I were so sorry to hear about George. Remembering the New Score days and the good old Gardner Denver days.
– Chris Hewett
My sympathy to all the family on your loss.
– Janet Proctor
Thoughts and prayers for all of you and remembering all the horse shows with Bub, LaDonna, and Tricia that we will never forget . Phyllis, Kevin, Kim, and Kalan
– Collier Family

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