Gary Wayne Relford


Gary Wayne Relford, 66, of Auxvasse, passed away on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Boone Hospital Center.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 19, at Arnold Funeral Home with Kevin Wilkerson officiating. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

Gary was born on Feb. 19, 1956, in Mexico, the son of Elmer and Eva Marie (Ours) Relford.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and playing poker. Gary had three cats he loved like his children, Buffy, Ally and Smoke.

Gary is survived by three children, Anthony (Heather) Relford of Fulton, Brandon Farris (Melanie Carrasquillo) of Phoenix, Ariz. and Dawn Mahaney of Columbia; five grandchildren, Aubrey, Hadlee, June, Madison and Asha; one great-grandchild, Arabella; and cousin, Diana Schwartze of Martinsburg.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Eva Relford; and sister, Judy Jones.

Memorials may be made to the family of Gary Relford. They may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson St., Mexico, MO 65265.

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