Jackie Files

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SIKESTON - Jackie Files, 77, died April 23, 2017, at his home in Sikeston.

Born Dec. 5, 1939, in Fairfield, Ill., to the late Oscar and Elizabeth Files, he was a member of the American Bowling Congress and an amateur trap shooting champion, having been Missouri State Champion for two years.

On Feb. 10, 1975, he married Margaret "Peggy" Files, who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Carl and Cynthia Files of Mounds, City, Ill., and Jim Files of the state of Illinois; one brother, Tuni Files of Dawson, Ill.; three sisters; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Billy Files, and one daughter, Gail Files.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid is in charge of arrangements.