Donald H. Gaynor, 81 of Appleton City, Missouri passed away March 20, 2017 at Appleton City Manor in Appleton City. Cremation with private family graveside services to be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). Memorial contributions are suggested, in lieu of flowers, to Appleton City Manor. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Donald Henry Gaynor was born June 23, 1935 in Whittier, California to Robert and Lucille Drake Gaynor. He graduated from Whittier High School and owned and operated his own plant nursery for many years. He loved the beaches and the casinos of California, and missed them terribly after retiring to Missouri to be near family.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents and wife Betty Coats Gaynor. He is survived by his son Ronnie Gaynor and wife Laura of Banning, CA, and by his many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.