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Derek L. Rayburn
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A funeral service was held Monday at the Trinity Pentecostal Church of God in Siloam Springs, Ark., for former Keyes resident Derek Lee Rayburn, 26. The Seneca, Mo. man was killed Jan. 12, 2005 in an automobile crash in Joplin, Mo.

Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs, Ark. under the direction of Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home.

Born April 26, 1978 in Ceres, Mr. Rayburn was a Denair High School student where he lettered in football and baseball for the Coyotes. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Keyes. He moved to Seneca, Mo., and was employed by Pleasure Pools of Joplin. Mr. Rayburn was an avid outdoorsman and lived hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles. He was a member of the National Hill Climbers Association.

He leaves behind his wife, Shawna Nichol Rayburn of Seneca; two sons, Dylan Lee Rayburn and Dawson Cole Rayburn, both of Seneca, Mo.; his parents, Leo and LeAnn Rayburn of Ceres; his brother, Jimmy Rayburn of French Camp; and three sisters, Shelly Rayburn of Galt, Jessica Skidgel of Waterford and Kristen Rayburn of Ceres.