Alan Paul Thrasher, 80 of Galt, passed away on to his heavenly home on Sunday, October 29, 2023.
Alan was born in Humphreys on October 19, 1943, the son of Sterling E. and Velda W. Axtell Thrasher.
Alan graduated from Galt High School in 1961. He then attended MU at Columbia for a year and moved to Kansas City to live and work. In 1966 he returned to Galt to work in the family business, Thrasher’s Feed Store where he worked until 1993. From then until 2009 he worked for Premium Standard Farms feedmill at Lucerne, and he transferred to Milan facility to drive trucks. He also drove for Trenton Transit Mix and Wahoo Concrete until he retired in 2009.
On February 14, 1971 he married Patty Sue Spencer. He joined Mt. Tabor Primitive Baptist Church near Hurdland in July of 1972.
He served on the Galt Utility Board for several years and was a member of the Galt Volunteer Fire Department. He enjoyed motorcycles, cameras, computers and reading.
Alan is survived by his wife, Patty of the home; three children, Michele (Keith) Meidling of Ashburn, VA, Matthew Thrasher and Melanie Goddard; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2023 at Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Kirksville.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, November 2, 2023 at Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mt. Tabor Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Hurdland.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Mt. Tabor Primitive Baptist Church.
Arrangements in the care of Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, wwwdavisplaylehudsonrimer.com.