In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses.
Will Roger Self, age 61, of Osceola, MO, passed away at home on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. He was born on October 15, 1954, to Gus Self and Esther Lowe. He was the sixth of eight children.
Will married Edna Nicholson on June 2, 1979. To this union, two children were born: Kenney Self and Leona Self.
On December 1, 1994, Will was united in marriage to Rayetta Dean. To this union, three children were born: Larrissa Self, Amey Self, and Joseph Self.
Will loved being outdoors. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. He spent many hours on the river banks with his family. Will had a heart of gold. He would do anything to help anybody.
Will is survived by his wife Rayetta; son Joseph Self; daughter Amey Self and two grandsons, Daniel and Dakota Howard of the home; son Kenney Self and wife Bridget and daughter LeAndra of Mountain View, MO; daughter Leona Self and companion Clint Stumph of Clinton, MO; Larrissa Self and companion Bobby Contello and three children, Trinity, Aiden, and Tyler of Chillicothe, MO; adopted son, Gabby Bray and wife Johnnie of Joplin, MO, and two granddaughters:Alexis Burrow and Keith Bloom and grandson Jaxson, and MiKayla Burrow and boyfriend Chris Nuse and grandsons Gator, Scoot, and Tidus; adopted daughter, Quendra Redburn, and grandchildren Zack, Marlee, Zandon, and Zane; adopted daughter Brianna Singleton and grandson Teagon; adopted daughter Janessa Jones; and sister Margie Jones and husband Arthur.
Preceding him in death were his parents; six brothers: Charles, William, James, John, Jesse, and Rocky; and sister Patty Self; three nephews: Allen Jones, Jim Jones, and Tony Hamilton; and two nieces: Gloria Nussbaum and Anna Sue.
Funeral services for Will Self were held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Pastor Danny Fergerson officiated. Interment followed in Osceola Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Kenney Self, Leona Self, Joseph Self, Roger Self, Ryan Self, Rob Self, Gus Self, and Gabby Bray. Honorary pallbearers were: Albert Self, Mickey Self, Brett Self, John Self, Bobby Contello, and Clint Stumph.