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David Burns
David Burns
Date of Death : 05/20/2022

David Calvert Burns, 74 of Edgerton, MO, formerly of Kansas City, MO went to be with the Lord on May 20, 2022.He was born on February 26, 1948, in St. Joseph, MO to Robert Harlow and Mildred (Sodeman) Burns. David grew up in rural Edgerton and later graduated from North Kansas City High School in 1965. He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era. After his honorable discharge, he attended the University of Missouri Rolla.On August 14, 1971, he was united in marriage to Suann Light. After their marriage they lived in Kansas City,...

Funeral Service : 05/25/2022
Gary Linder
Gary Linder
Date of Death : 05/17/2022

Gary Linder, 62, of Kansas City, MO passed away, May 17, 2022.He was born on February 24, 1960 to Gerald and Charlotte (Swofford) Linder in Kansas City, MO. Gary grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School in 1978. Gary worked in the warehouse at Western Extra Light in Kansas City for many years. In his younger years he attended Little Platte Baptist Church and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed the country atmosphere and enjoyed being outdoors. He also enjoyed family get-together and cookouts. Gary had a great sense of humor and would do anything for...

Funeral Service : 05/23/2022
Roy Ferguson
Roy Ferguson
Date of Death : 05/16/2022

Roy Elgin Ferguson, 82, of Trenton, MO passed away, May 16, 2022 at Mosaic Life Care.He was born on April 9, 1940 to Roy Sr. and Pauline (Woods) Ferguson in Trenton, MO where he grew up.In October 1959 he was united in marriage to Donna Louise McNabb. After their marriage they made their home in Trenton.Roy owned and operated Ferguson Ditching Company, Landmark Enterprises, Landmark Carpet Cleaning and Landmark Lawn Care Services.He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Paul, Tom, Jarvis, and Herb Ferguson; sisters, Marge Lewis and Martha Peters; and one grandson, Rayvin Meighen.Roy is survived by...

Rodger Claycomb
Rodger Claycomb
Date of Death : 05/16/2022

Rodger Eugene Claycomb, 77 of Smithville, MO passed away May 16, 2022.He was born on January 21, 1945, to Dean Clarence and Ruth Glenda (Harr) Claycomb in Queen, Pennsylvania and graduated with the class of 1962 from Chestnut Ridge High School in Fishertown, PA. Rodger then graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Pittsburgh, PA in 1963 with a Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power Plant license. After receiving his license, he started working for North American Aviation in Columbus, OH and then moved on to McDonnell Aviation in St. Louis, MO. In 1965, Rodger enlisted in the United...

Funeral Service : 06/04/2022
Greg Hixson
Greg Hixson
Date of Death : 05/15/2022

Gregory Lynn Hixson, 65 of Gower, MO passed away May 15, 2022.He was born October 11, 1956 to Robert and Ruth (Hurt) Hixson. Greg grew up in rural Plattsburg and graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1975.He was united in marriage to Brenda Coble on October 2, 1990. They made their home in rural Plattsburg where they raised their daughter, Sarah.Greg owned and operated Hixson Trucking for over 47 years where he hauled grain and livestock. Farming, baling hay and raising cattle was another passion of his. In his spare time he enjoyed hauling and going with his daughter to...

Funeral Service : 05/23/2022
Nellie Joe Murphy
Nellie Joe Murphy
Date of Death : 05/14/2022

Nellie Joe Murphy, 79, of Raymore, MO formerly of Platte County, MO passed away May 14, 2022.She was born on February 7, 1943, to Benjamin and Naomi Briggs. Nellie grew up in New Market, MO and in 1961, she graduated from North Platte High School. On November 17, 1962, she was united in marriage to Richard Dean Murphy. After their marriage they lived in Dearborn, MO, Marion, IN, Platte City, MO, Edgerton, MO, Liberty, MO, and in 1974 they moved to Raymore, MO where they made their home. Richard passed away on September 26, 2015.Nellie enjoyed reading, flower garden, socializing...

Funeral Service : 05/14/2022
William Douglas Brinegar
William Douglas Brinegar
Date of Death : 05/13/2022

William Douglas Brinegar, 22, passed away in the loving embrace of his friends and family on May 13, 2022 in Edgerton, MO.William was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed boating and fishing in Smithville Lake with his family. He also enjoyed hunting, tending to his family farm, and working on jobs with his father. When William wasn’t outside, he loved gaming, watching Marvel movies, as Spiderman was his favorite, and spending time with his loved ones.William attended North Kansas City High School where he played football and graduated early in 2017. He also was a champion wrestler and saved several lives...

Funeral Service : 05/19/2022
Lois Ann (Short) Wells
Lois Ann (Short) Wells
Date of Death : 05/08/2022

Lois Ann (Short) Wells, 79, of Kansas City, MO passed away Sunday, May 8, 2022.She was born on January 12, 1943, in Kansas City, MO. She lived most of her life in Independence, MO, Odessa, MO and most recently in Kansas City, MO. She graduated in 1960 from East High School in Kansas City, MO.Lois spent many years working for the Independence Public Schools and retired from Children’s Mercy Hospital after 18 years. She loved spending time traveling and going to her “happy place” Fort Myers Beach, Florida. She prided herself in making a beautiful home where everyone was always...

Funeral Service : 05/08/2022
Dorman Sallee
Dorman Sallee
Date of Death : 05/06/2022

Dorman Dean Sallee, 86, of Smithville, MO went to be with the Lord on May 6, 2022.He was born on December 13, 1935, to Kelley and Clara (Johnson) Sallee in Noble, Missouri. Dorman graduated from Ava High School. He was a sharpshooter for the Marine Corps for four years.On April 16, 1960, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Loretta Bryan. After their marriage, they lived in Overland Park, KS where they made their home. After Marjorie passed away on May 19, 2012, Dorman moved to Smithville, MO to live with his daughter.He was an active member of First Southern...

Funeral Service : 05/11/2022
Kelly (Anderson) Gebhardt
Kelly (Anderson) Gebhardt
Date of Death : 05/04/2022

Kelly (Anderson) Gebhardt, 55, of St. Paul, NE, formerly of Kansas City, MO passed away, May 4, 2022.She was born on May 13, 1966 in St. Joseph, MO. Kelly grew up in Cameron and graduated from Cameron High School in 1984.In 1987 she was united in marriage to Todd Poretta. After their marriage they lived in the Kansas City area where they raised their two children. On December 26, 2013 she was united in marriage to John Gebhardt. After their marriage they lived in St. Paul, NE where they made their home.She experienced many health problems throughout her life and...

Funeral Service : 05/09/2022
Simeon "Rusty" Turner
Simeon "Rusty" Turner
Date of Death : 05/01/2022

Simeon “Rusty” Turner, of Platte County, MO passed away, May 1, 2022.He was born on April 12, 1933 to William Lewis and Gertie Lee (Herndon) Turner in Camden Point, MO. He grew up in the Camden Point and Dearborn area and graduated from Dearborn High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War.On September 17, 1955 he was united in marriage to Kay Eckholdt. After their marriage they lived in Platte County where they made their home.Simeon worked for TWA as a mechanic and retired as a supervisor after 42 years. He enjoyed farming...

Funeral Service : 05/05/2022
Charles Atchison
Charles Atchison
Date of Death : 05/01/2022

Charles Douglas Atchison, 88, of Kansas City, MO passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022.He was born on October 22, 1933, to Benjamin Franklin and Callie (Stacey) Atchison in Oasis, MO. Charles grew up in Omaha, Arkansas where he attended school. On July 9, 1953, he was united in marriage to Billie Carpenter. After their marriage they lived in Arkansas and later moved to Kansas City where they made their home. Billie passed away on November 27, 2014.Charles was worked in concrete for over 60 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being outdoors. He was a member of the Mt. Zion...

Funeral Service : 05/04/2022
Shirley Ann Taylor
Shirley Ann Taylor
Date of Death : 04/29/2022

Shirley Ann Taylor, 89, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away April 29, 2022.She was born on May 30, 1932, to Leland Harvey Daniel and Golda Violet (Stites) Liftin in Santa Monica, California where she grew up and then graduated from Santa Monica High in 1950.On September 3, 1950, she united in marriage to Jesse Lee Taylor. After their marriage they traveled internationally with the military and raised their family. After Jesse’s retirement from the military, Shirley stepped into the role of a minister’s wife. They served a number of churches in several states, settling in Excelsior Springs in 1995 where...

Funeral Service : 05/04/2022
Karl Weber
Karl Weber
Date of Death : 04/27/2022

Karl Weber, 83, of Platte City, MO passed away, April 27, 2022.He was born on January 25, 1939 to Charles A. and Maggie H. (Greyer) Weber in Clay County, MO. Karl grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy.On February 16, 1973 he was united in marriage to Lillian Louise Williams. After their marriage they lived near Platte City where they made their home for almost 50 years.Karl was an over the road truck driver for many years. He loved fishing and playing crabgrass music. Karl’s friends and family...

Funeral Service : 05/02/2022
Laurie Marie Farmer
Laurie Marie Farmer
Date of Death : 04/27/2022

Laurie Marie Farmer, 46, of Smithville, Missouri., returned to her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City. Laurie was born on April 25, 1976 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Steve and Nancy Leach. She married Jason Farmer on April 27, 2002 in Memphis, Tennessee. Laurie and Jason have two daughters, Alice and Maryn. They were married exactly 20 years to the day.Laurie was a graduate of Rochester High School and received her degree in Forestry from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. She worked in her profession in a variety of locations...

Funeral Service : 05/02/2022
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