John Elbert Dick of Jay died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2007, at his home following an extended illness.

He was 88.

Mr. Dick was born Nov. 15, 1919, in Barry County, Mo., to John and Tessie (Filback) Dick.

He worked as an agricultural maintenance technician for most of his life.

Survivors include one sister, Nile Ford of Jay, and one brother, Carl Dick of Jasper, Mo.

He was preceded in death by both his parents.

Services will be 1 p.m. today at Turner Funeral Chapel in Jay. The Rev. Larry Hendren will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.