2019 Obituaries

John D. Sears
John D. Sears, 65, of Harrisonville, formerly of Kingsville, Missouri passed way Thursday, January 3, 2019 at Cass County Medical Center in Harrisonville.

John was born July 28, 1953 at Ft. Riley, Kansas; son of James H. and Donna Jean (Pfeiffer) Sears. He lived at Green City, Missouri prior to moving to Renick where he started school.  Next, he lived with his family at Cairo, Missouri. John lived in Kingsville, since 1967, having graduated from Kingsville High School.  He had lived in Harrisonville for the past several years.  John was employed with Casco Area Workshop at the time of his passing.

Survivors include his parents: James and Donna Sears of Kingsville, MO; two sisters: Jamey (Mickey) Fleeman of Pleasant Hill, MO and Debbie Fleeman of Kingsville, MO; brother: Jeff (Bernadette) Sears of Louisburg, KS; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his
maternal grandparents: Mr. & Mrs. G. G. Pfeiffer; paternal grandparents: Emmett and Dollie Sears; and his brother-in-law: Danny Fleeman.

Funeral Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 7th at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden with Pastor John McRoy of Kingsville Baptist Church officiating. Interment followed at the Kingsville Cemetery. Pallbearers were  Jeff Sears, Mickey Fleeman, Jason Brown, Larry Weir, Beau Fleeman, Joey Fleeman and Vinnie Sears. Honorary Pallbearers was Larry & Sharon Weir and Dino & Debbie Phelps.

The family received friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time, Monday at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested to Casco Area Workshop in care of Williams Funeral Chapel – Holden.

Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net


June R. Francy
June R. Francy, 88, of Centerview, Missouri passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

June was born May 22, 1930 on the family farm near Strasburg, Missouri; daughter of William Elmer Rosanbalm and Lucy Kate (Breeding) Rosanbalm.  She graduated from Pleasant Hill High School, Class of 48.  She was united in marriage to Clifford Merle Francy on October 21, 1955 at Pleasant Hill.  During this time, they made their home in Pleasant Hill and June worked at Continental Grain in Kansas City.  Next, the couple lived in Lawrence, Kansas for six months where she was a stay-at-home mom.  Later, she held a 4-H Youth Extension position for Jackson County. More recently, June went into the real estate business, starting with Villa Realty in Independence.  On March 18, 1972, the family moved
to Centerview, where she worked for Key Realty.  She eventually was employed at Bartlett Grain Company in Kansas City until retiring.  June was an expert seamstress, at one point, operating a small sewing business out of the couple’s garage. She also started Francy’s Fancies, doing custom sewing. June created a beautiful braided egg bread recipe, which she equaled to a bakery that they purchased bread from in Lawrence, Kansas. That bread sold at many fundraisers for $50 a loaf! She was so proud of the fact it could help countless activities or fundraisers.  June was very active with the Hugs Program, which shipped care packages to soldiers in Iraq. June and Clifford were chair members of the first Johnson County Fair, and she was a member of the Centerview Senior citizens.  She was baptized in the First Baptist church in Centerview.

Survivors include her husband, Clifford; four children: Llewellyn (Randy) VanWey, Centerview; Sheldon Francy, Sedalia, MO; Kelvin (Cheryl) Francy, Centerview, MO and Luciann  (Dale) Smith, Warrensburg, MO; 10 Grandchildren: Jeremy (Rebecca) VanWey, Warrensburg, MO; Jennifer (Jay) Nellesen, Warrensburg, MO; Darryl (Rowena) Francy, Hawley, TX; Clifford Austin Francy, Early, TX; Candice (Trey) Wyatt, Stratford, TX; Nathan (Hanna) Francy, Blue Springs, MO; Kaitlyn (Dalton) Hutcherson, Centerview, MO; Lauren (Josh) Vesecky, Warrensburg, MO; Clint (Kelsey) Smith, Centerview, MO and Kara Smith, Warrensburg, MO; and 19 great grandchildren: Brady VanWey, Gracyn VanWey, Bryce VanWey, LauraBeth VanWey, Jarrett Terry, Jaron Terry, Joewellyn Terry, Frankie Nellesen, Dakota Francy, Devyn Francy, Guy Francy,  Jackson Wyatt and Matti Wyatt, Gabriel Francy, Lily Francy,  Serena Smith, Easton Smith, Rhett Vesecky and Blakely Hutcherson. She was
preceded in death by two sisters and their husbands: Ruby (Winifred) Lyon and Evelyn (Adair) Maloney; and great granddaughter: Madison Faith VanWey.

Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 12th at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg with John Phillips, Chaplain at Preferred Hospice officiating. Interment followed at the Centerview Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Grandchildren: Jeremy VanWey (Rebecca), Darryl Francy, Clifford Francy, Nathan Francy (Hanna), Clint Smith (Kelsey), Jay Nellesen (Jennifer), Trey Wyatt (Candice), Josh Vesecky (Lauren), Dalton Hutcherson (Kaitlyn) and Kara Smith.

The family received friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time, Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial: Contributions are suggested to Preferred Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net


Ada Lee King
Ada Lee King, 85, lifelong resident of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, September 15, 1933, in Pleasant Hill, the daughter of George and Annie (Fincher) Stafford. She departed this life, Monday, January 7, 2019, at her home surrounded with love and family.

Ada Lee was a 1951 Pleasant Hill High School graduate later earning an Associate Degree from the Central Missouri State University.
On August 2, 1954, she was united in marriage to Alfred Lewis King, Sr. in Pleasant Hill.  He preceded her in death 9 months earlier on April 23, 2018.

Ada Lee was a co-owner, along with her husband, of Stafford Hardware in Pleasant Hill for several years. She was employed as the Cass County Auditor from 1981 to 1989, first appointed to fill the remaining term by then Governor “Walking” Joe Teasdale. She was the Cass County Circuit Clerk from 1995 until 2001.  She was a member and former head of the Cass County Women’s Democratic Association, the Lioness and Lions Club, the V.F.W. Post #3118 Women’s Auxiliary, and the Business and Professional Women’s Association of Cass County.  She enjoyed swimming, being outdoors, walks, oil painting, playing piano, and singing with different vocal groups.

Ada Lee was also preceded in death by her parents; one grandson, Craig Poole; one brother Corporal Jack Stafford, and one sister, Marie Coates.
She is survived by one son Al King, Jr. of Pleasant Hill; one daughter, Anne Poole of Harrisonville; seven grandchildren, Colin King, Riley King, T.J. Poole, Courtney Poole, Kyle Poole, Nathan Poole, and Jonathan Poole; 10 great grandchildren; one sister, Virginia Thurman of Holden,  Missouri; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16, 2018, at the funeral home.

A Celebration of Ada Lee’s Life will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 17, 2018, at the funeral home. Reverend Wyatt Shanks will officiate.

Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the V.F.W. Post #3118 Veteran’s relief fund.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550


Larry R. Seelinger
Larry Ross Seelinger, 83, of Raymore, formerly of Pleasant Hill, was born, November 23, 1935, in Butler, the son of Lyle R. and Mildred C. (Verguson) Seelinger.  He departed this life, Saturday, January 12, 2019, at his home surrounded with love and family.

Larry became a Christian at the age of 16 and was a 1954 Butler High School graduate. He went on to study Theology at William Jewell College.

On May 9, 1954, he was united in marriage to Elzora Arlene Myers in Butler.Larry was employed as Master Electrician, carpenter and mason. He had also worked for J.C. Penney, Sprouce Reitz, and Vendo.  He was very heavily involved with the Boy Scouts of America for over 15 years, including scout master, and held many other various district positions. He was a tribal council member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, an honorary camping association of the B.SA. He took many boys to the high adventure camp in Philmont. He was Deacon Emeritus of the Big Creek Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill.  He had also traveled across country with the New Faith Baptist Builders as their Master Electrician, helping in the building of numerous church-es over the past 14 years.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents; two brother’s Charles Seelinger and Lyle Seelinger; and one sister, Myrna Smith.

He is survived by his wife Elzora of the home; two sons, Shelby (and Susan) Seelinger of Warrensburg, and Alan (and Ada) Seelinger of Raymore; one daughter, Glenda (and Guy) Lenox of Raymore; four grandchildren, Shelby (and Bonnie) Seelinger, II of Warrensburg, Kathryn Lenox of Nixa, Shauna (and Dylan) Crews of North Kansas City, and Karalyn (and Brandon) Gibbs of Lee’s Summit; six great grandchildren; one brother, Gerald (and Becky) Seelinger of Sedalia; one sister, Roma (and LaVerne) Welch of Adrian; several nieces and nephews; other relatives
and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at the funeral home.  Reverend Preston Sanders officiated.  Graveside services were held Tuesday afternoon in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler.  Casket bearers were Jim Alexander, Greg Anderson, Larry Colvin, Bob Glentzer Mark Gray, David Marshall, Dennis Ross, and Lloyd Ross.  Honorary casket bearers were Glen Adams, Barney Barnhart, Bob Benware, Gary Farnsworth, Fred Lewis, Paul Miller, Arlen Mitchell, Gib Sudduth, and Kenny Swofford.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Deacons Fund, Big Creek Baptist Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550


Nancy Grace (Hand) Michael
Nancy Michael was born September 21, 1943 in Pleasant Hill, Missouri and departed this life on January 10, 2019 at her home in Pleasant Hill, surrounded by the love of her family, at the age of 75 years, 3 months and 20 days.

She was the daughter of Kenneth Louis and Tommie Juanita (Wass) Hand.

Nancy spent most of her life in Pleasant Hill and attended Pleasant Hill Schools.

On March 20, 1970, Nancy was united in marriage with Richard Tilman “Dick” Michael in Miami, Oklahoma and they made their home in Pleasant Hill.

In her early years, Nancy worked as manager/waitress at the Greenhorn Restaurant in Pleasant Hill. After her marriage, she became the office manager for Michael’s Basement Company, the family owned business. She served in this capacity until her retirement in 2008.

In her spare time, Nancy loved to knit, crochet, make ceramics, and most of all, quilt. She was a member of the International Machine Quilters Association, Inc. Nancy was also a very active member of the Red Hot Mamas Chapter of the Red Hat Society of Pleasant Hill.

Nancy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard T. “Dick” Michael on June 25, 2012; her father, Kenneth Louis Hand on March 11, 1986; her mother, Tommie Juanita Hand on September 23, 2003, and two infant siblings.

She is survived by three sons, Scott Lees and wife Angie, Rusty Lees and wife Frankie, Brent Michael and wife Jan; one step-daughter, Karen Wilmoth and husband Ben; one step-son, John Michael and wife Julie, all of Pleasant Hill; two sisters, Joyce Mayabb and husband Jim of Pleasant Hill and Carol Neilson of Harrison, Arkansas; 13 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren, other relatives and many, many friends.

Funeral Services for Nancy G. (Hand) Michael were held on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Wallace Funeral Home. Burial was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested to Pleasant Hill Meals On Wheels.

A complete obituary may be viewed at www.wallace-funeralhomes.com


William A. Fleener
William “Bill” Fleener, 73, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri passed away December 4, 2018, surrounded by the love of his family, at Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center.

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn “Kathy” (Hooper) Fleener of the home; two sons, William “Bill” Fleener, and James Swofford both of Kansas City, Missouri; four daughters, Melinda Stodgell of Kansas City, Missouri, Crystal Fleener of Harrisonville, Missouri, Rhonda Jackson and husband David, and Angela Lees and husband Scott, all of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; two sisters, Linda Lee Fleener of Centerview, Missouri, and Sharon Kay Fleener of Arkansas; 18 grandchildren,  and 12 great grandchildren.

Cremation was accorded. A Memorial Service for William A. “Bill” Fleener will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Wallace

Funeral Home in Pleasant Hill, MO, with Pastor Shawn Gray officiating.

A complete obituary may be viewed at www.wallace-funeralhomes.com


 

Linda K. Whittle
Linda K. Whittle, 72, of Russellville, MO, passed away December 30, 2018. She was born January 29, 1946, in Pleasant Hill, MO, to Royal Jack and Kathryn (Hand) Blake. Linda attended Pleasant Hill High School. Linda was united in marriage to October 1, 1965 to Ronald Ray Whittle.

Survivors include: one son, Lyndel Whittle of Dixon, MO; one daughter, Ronda (James) Higginbotham, Russellville, MO; one brother, Larry (Barbara) Blake, Joplin, MO; eight grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and six great great grandchildren. Linda was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers, Glen Blake and Harold (Bob) Pennington, and sister, Helen Pearce.

Visitation was held at 11:00 AM Friday January 4, 2019 at Weber Funeral Home, Russellville, MO. The funeral service follows at 12:00 PM. Burial will be in the Enloe Cemetery in Russellville, MO.

Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.

Arrangements are under the direction of Weber Funeral Home, Russellville, MO. WeberFuneralHome.net


Howard Allen Raffurty
Howard Allen Raffurty of Pleasant Hill was born November 22, 1945 in Pleasant Hill the son of James Robert and Dorothy Mae (Moore) Raffurty. He departed this life on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Lee’s Summit Medical Center, Lee’s Summit at the age of 73 years, 1 month and 5 days.

On, May 21, 1971 Howard was united in marriage to Valerie Louise Ferguson in Harrisonville, Missouri.

Howard owned and operated Howard Raffurty Construction Co. doing remodeling work for the past 37 years. He started being a carpenter at the age of 17 building houses with his Uncle Bob Moore. He later worked at KCI Airport during freezing weather and Bannister Mall doing work on the fountains. Later, he owned Raffurty Mowing and mowed boulevards of the City of Kansas City before going back to remodeling work. He was a charter member of Cass County Elks Lodge #2791 and was instrumental in overseeing the remodeling on the current building. A 30+ year member and served on the board for the East Lynne – Gunn City Fire Department. Howard enjoyed going to Canada to hunt bear and elk in Colorado, supporting the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, guns, reloading, hunting and was a lifelong member of the NRA. He believed in conservation, planting trees, shrubs and food plots for the deer. He was a lifelong area resident.

Besides his parents, Howard was preceded in death by his two brothers, John and Bill, and an infant sister, Ruth Ann.

Howard is survived by his wife, Valerie Raffurty of the home; a son, Clinton Allen Raffurty (Amanda), Overland Park, Kansas; his daughter, Andrea Leigh Engel (Tyler), Mission, Kansas; four grandchildren, Autumn, Ari, Carly and Kipton; two sisters, Jean Hudson, Phoenix, Arizona, Mary Roberts (Terry), Pleasant Hill, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.

Funeral services were held Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill, Missouri.

The family suggest that in lieu of flowers that memorial contributions may be made to the East Lynne – Gunn City Fire Department.


 

C. Harvey Sprinkles
Charles Harvey Sprinkles, 88, of Pleasant Hill was born, July 11, 1930, in Washburn, Missouri, the son of Jake and Lucy Fay (Gallyon) Sprinkles.  He departed this life, Thursday, January 3, 2019, at his home.

On January 4, 1949, he was united in marriage to Mildred Geraldine Beck in Cassville, Missouri. She preceded him in death in 2004.

Harvey and Mildred moved to Kansas City in 1953 where he was employed as a Foreman in the Kansas City Stockyards for over 36 years.  They moved to Pleasant Hill in 1964.  He was a member of the Big Creek Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Harvey was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mildred; one son Harvey D. Sprinkles, Sr.; one grandson, Harvey D. Sprinkles, Jr.; and one brother, Billy John Sprinkles.

He is survived by two sons, John (and Debbie) Sprinkles of Kingsville, Missouri, and Robert “Bob” Sprinkles of Pleasant Hill; four grandchildren, Johnny D. Sprinkles of Pocatello, Idaho, Michael (and Dawnye) Sprinkles of Gardner, Kansas, Michelle Jones of Holden, Missouri, Lacy (and Kevin) Wisdom of Buffalo, Missouri; seven great-grandchildren, David, Dalton, Charlene, Dakota, Faith, Zak, and Austin; one brother, Clarence (and Betty) Sprinkles of Aurora, Missouri; one foster daughter, Brenda K. Robinson of New Bern, North Carolina; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 10, 2018, at the funeral home.  Interment will be in the Strasburg Cemetery.  Casket bearers are Ronnie Burri, Dave Miller, Al Montgomery, Dakota Neill, Austin Sprinkles, and Zak Sprinkles.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Strasburg Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550.


James Wesley “Jim” Browning
James Wesley “Jim” Browning, 68, lifelong resident of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, passed away December 22, 2018 at St. Luke’s East Hospital, Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

He was the son of Dean Warren and Freda Lee (Farmer) Browning, both preceded him in death.

Services for James Wesley “Jim” Browning were held Friday, December 28, 2018, under the direction of the Wallace Funeral Home. Contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Association.

He is survived by one sister, Judy (Browning) Long, and one niece, Lana Long and husband, Brett Coldiron, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; one great niece, Catherine and one great nephew, Conrad; one uncle, Willis Browning of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; one cousin,

Chuck Browning of Cass County, Missouri, other relatives and many friends.

A complete obituary may be viewed at www.wallace-funeralhomes.com


Dorothy L. Rosanbalm
Dorothy Louise Rosanbalm, 94, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, September 29, 1924, in Logan, Iowa, the daughter of Joshua Walter and Vernie Elizabeth (Killpack) Carlile. She departed this life peacefully, Friday, December 21, 2018, at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas.

Dorothy was a 1942 Blue Springs High School graduate. Dorothy worked for the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant during WWII.
On April 21, 1946, she was united in marriage to John L. Rosanbalm in Pleasant Hill.  They were happily married for 62 years and lived on a farm outside of Pleasant Hill for almost all their married life. He preceded her in death on September 2, 2008.

Dorothy was a homemaker.  She had also been employed as a Tax Examiner for the Internal Revenue Service in the early 1980’s.  She was an active member of the Pleasant Hill Community of Christ Church where she had served as an Elder since 1991, the Church Women’s Leader and with the Skylarks and Orioles. She was also very active in her children’s lives. She had also served as President of the PTA inboth Pleasant Hill and Cass County, the Ore Club, the Senior Citizens Club, Meals on Wheels, and was an active member of the Pleasant Hill Lions Club. She was an active member of the Excelsior Homemakers Club for 25 years.  She enjoyed gardening and canning.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents;one brother Virgil Carlile Sr.; and three sisters, Violet Stowell, Mildred Talcott, and Jean Hoover; one granddaughter, Melissa Allen.

She is survived by 6 children Janice Louise (and Keith) Tuttle of Pleasant Hill, Lawrence Eugene (and Pamela) Rosanbalm of Pleasant Hill, Elizabeth Maureen Rosanbalm of Pleasant Hill, Jo Anne Ilene (and Steven) Stroot of New Baden, Illinois, Nancy Wanjean (and Mark) Allen of Pleasant Hill, and Carl Lyle (and Jill) Rosanbalm of Pleasant Hill; 11 grandchildren Glenda Repp, Mark (and Danna) Palmer, Lisa (and Michael) Layton, Shane (and Katie) Rosanbalm, Corey (and Sarut) Rosanbalm, Matthew Rosanbalm, Jesse Stroot, Stephanie (and Joshua) Weight, Jeffrey (and Kelly) Stroot, Michelle (and Dan)Ream, and John (and Jodi) Rosanbalm; 19 great-grandchildren Tyler Repp, Savanna(and Nico) Pike, Daniel Palmer, Layla Palmer, Makenzie Layton, Gracie Layton, Emily Layton, Miley Layton, Michael Layton, Brinley Layton, Landon Rosanbalm, Norah Rosanbalm, Madison Dial, Kashton Rosanbalm, Kalliyan Rosanbalm, Kendrys Rosanbalm, Owen Rosanbalm, Jeni Rosanbalm, Parker Rosanbalm, Michael Weight, Adilene Weight, Violet Weight, and Stanley Stroot; Kingston Ream, Ariann Ream and one great-great grandchild; Kinsley Pike; two brothers, Don Carlile and Marion “Shorty” (and Yvonne) Carlile, both of Pleasant Hill; one sister, June Tygart of Kansas City; other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 A.M., Friday, December 28, 2018, at the Pleasant Hill Community of Christ church. High Priest Claude Rains officiate.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Casket bearers are Shane Rosanbalm, Corey Rosanbalm, Matthew Rosanbalm, John Rosanbalm, Mark Palmer, Jeffrey Stroot, and Jesse Stroot. Honorary Casket bearers are Marion “Shorty” Carlile and Don Carlile.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, December 27, 2018, at the funeral home where the Pleasant Hill Lions Club will hold a Rose Ceremony at 8:00 P.M.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill Community of Christ Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family and the video tribute may be viewed at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com


Donald W. Gray
Donald William Gray, 77, of Pleasant Hill, was born, June 20, 1941, in the Wingate community near Pleasant Hill, the son of Homer O. and Rose E. (Collings) Gray.  He departed this life, Monday, December 24, 2018, at the Research Medical Center, in Kansas City.

Don was a 1959 Pleasant Hill High School graduate.  He was a United States Army veteran.

On May 1, 1965, he was united in marriage to Linda Lucille Wingate in Metz, Missouri.
Don was employed as a Machinist for Western Electric retiring in 1991. He also owned and operated his farm near Wingate.  He had been active with the 4-H and the FFA.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on tractors as well as working out on his farm, and he was an avid reader.

Don was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Linda of the home; three children, Melissa Sebree of Blue Springs, Missouri, Danny (and Tracy) Gray and Josh (and Erica) Gray, both of Pleasant Hill; one brother, Ralph Gray of Jackson, Tennessee; one sister Kathy (and Elgin) Brandes of Pleasant Hill; five grandchildren, Amanda (and Jay) English, Zach (and Mickaela Moore) Sebree, Matthew Gray, Chase Gray, and Hunter Gray; one great grandson, Owen English; other relatives and a host of many friends.

Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2018, at the funeral home.  Mr. Bill Cotton will officiate.

Graveside military services and interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery with full military honors by the United States Army and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3118 Honor Guard.  Casket bearers are Chris Cleveland, Anthony Frazier, Mike Long, Jeff Miller, Tyler Miller, Travis Ross, Jimmy Sebree, & Clint Springer. Honorary casket bearers are Gary Carter, Raymond Haile, and Glove Springer.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lay Clergy Food Pantry and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanleydickeyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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