James Mashburn, Sr., Wellington: June 29, 1948 – Nov. 9, 2013
James MashburnDon “James” D. Mashburn, Sr., of Wellington, died Saturday, November 9, 2013 at the Sumner County Care Center in Wellington at the age of 65.James was born the son of James A. Mashburn and Nellie Virginia (Brake) Mashburn on June 29, 1948 in Portageville, Missouri.Former spouse Maxine Mashburn shared 25 years of marriage with Don during his lifetime.Â Don loved fishing and spending time with his grandchildren and family. He was a very talented mechanic and cherished every opportunity he got working on vehicles. Don was a farmer most of his life. He was loved by many family and friends and will be greatly missed.Survivors include his loving children, Francis L. Mashburn of Wellington, James D. Mashburn, Jr. of Wellington, Wanda L. Maxwell and her husband Aaron of South Haven, Jackie D. Â Mashburn of Wellington, grandchildren Micheal L. Â Coffer of Puxico, Missouri, Joshua Allen Sapp and his FiancÃ© Mallory of Wellington, Timothy Clay Nance of Wellington, Taylor B. Â Liersemann of South Haven, Sasha M. Liersemann of South Haven, Tiffany A. Liersemann of South Haven, Zoey L. Maxwell of Wellington, Hope M. Maxwell of Wellington, Luke T. Mashburn of Wellington, Alyssa P. Â Mashburn of Wellington, Chyene D. Mashburn of Wellington, Riley J. Mashburn of Wellington, great-granddaughter, Kimberly Dianna Coffer of Puxico, Missouri, brothers and sisters, Diane Jones of Winfield, Doris Fleming of Wellington, Barry Mashburn and his wife Kim of Wellington, Ronald Mashburn and his wife Jessica of Oklahoma, Gary Mashburn and his wife Janice of Oklahoma, Carolyn Wiley of Wellington, Debra Silva of Wellington, Joe Mashburn of Wellington, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Howard Ray Mashburn, niece Virginia Mashburn, grandfather, Grady Brake, many aunts and uncles.Visitation will be held at the Day Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 13, 2013 with family present from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Funeral services for Don will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, November 14, 2013 in Day Funeral Home chapel, 1030 Mission Road Wellington.A private family interment will follow at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery.Memorials have been established in his loving memory with American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. Contributions can be mailed or left with the funeral home.To share a memory or leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements are by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington.