William Fry Cauthorn, 98, of Mexico, died Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the Missouri Veterans Home.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Arnold Funeral Home with burial to follow at East Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation is Sunday from 1:00 – 2:00 at the funeral home.

Fry was born in Molino, MO on Oct. 8, 1919, the son of Andrew J. and Mary Virginia (Botts) Cauthorn.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII. On Dec. 7, 1947 he married Stella Frances Monk at the First Presbyterian Church in Mexico.

He was a life long farmer and resident of Audrain County.

In addition to his wife Frances, he was preceded in death by his parents and a brother Botts Cauthorn.

He is survived by a number of nieces and nephews including John (Brenda) Cauthorn, Diane Maxwell and Carol Gallaher all of Mexico.

Memorials may be made to the Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery.

Condolences at www.arnoldfh.com