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Caleb Hon
Caleb Hon
Date of Death : 08/23/2020

Caleb Timothy Hon, 17, of Smithville, MO and Parkville, MO passed away August 23, 2020. He was born on February 26, 2003. Caleb was a Life Scout with Boy Scout Troop #393 and was in the Park Hill South High Marching Band. Caleb was an all around musician, enjoyed working on cars and just loved life. He was very talented, bright, artistic and was an outstanding young man with an infectious smile who never met a stranger. Caleb had a strong faith and loved praying with and spending time with his family.Caleb was preceded in death by his sisters Callie...

Funeral Service : 08/27/2020
Diana L. Keller
Diana L. Keller
Date of Death : 08/21/2020

Diana Lynn Keller, 63, of St. Joseph, MO passed away August 21, 2020.She was born on November 10, 1956 in Los Angeles, California where she grew up and graduated from High School. In 1990 she moved her family to St. Joseph, MO. Diana received her Bachelor’s Degree from Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph and her Master’s Degree from Friends University in Kansas City.On March 3, 2007 she was united in marriage to James H. “Butch” Keller. They lived in Faucett, MO and St. Joseph, MO. She enjoyed bowling, playing darts, crossword puzzles, and jigsaw puzzles. Most of all...

Funeral Service : 08/21/2020
Jim Norris
Jim Norris
Date of Death : 08/20/2020

James “Jim” K. Norris, 87 of Gower, MO passed away, Thursday, August 20, 2020.He was born on July 11, 1933 to Jessie Franklin and Sarah Ellen (Canada) Norris in Bexar, Arkansas. Jim grew up and attended school in Cave City, Arkansas. He then served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.On December 15, 1965 he was united in marriage to Sarah E. Smith. After their marriage they lived in Gower and in 1977 they moved to Kansas City where they made their home. His wife, Sarah, preceded him in death on September 26, 2002. Jim later returned...

Funeral Service : 08/25/2020
Jack Petitt
Jack Petitt
Date of Death : 08/19/2020

Willard “Jack” Petitt, 85, of Smithville, MO passed away, August 19, 2020.He was born on January 14, 1935 to Willard Howard and Katherine Frances (Shepherd) Petitt in Smithville, MO. Jack grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.On November 29, 1958 he was united in marriage to Freta Mosby. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home.Jack worked for Whitaker Cable from 1957 to 1986, J.B. McCorkle Farm from 1958 to 1978 and Major Lumber from 1986 to 2008. Jack and Freta enjoyed playing cards, dominoes, hand and foot, and marbles with friends and...

Funeral Service : 08/21/2020
Shirley Kaul
Shirley Kaul
Date of Death : 08/19/2020

Shirley Joan Kaul, 89, of Kansas City, MO passed away August 19, 2020.She was born on October 29, 1930 to Luman Giffin, Sr. and Zepha (Iden) Giffin in Casper, Wyoming. Shirley attended Lorretta Academy and graduated from Lillis High School both in Kansas City, MO. Shirley worked for Roth Childs Clothing, Sears, J.C. Penney and CITGO. She was a member of Colonial Presbyterian in Kansas City.She was preceded in death by her parents Luman, Sr. and Zepha Giffin; still born brother John Warren Giffin; brother Luman Giffin and sister Patricia (Giffin) Allen.Shirley is survived by her son John D. Kaul...

Funeral Service : 08/24/2020
Virginia Jacks
Virginia Jacks
Date of Death : 08/18/2020

Virginia Jacks, 85, of Platte City, MO passed away, August 18, 2020.She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Jacks, Jr.Virginia is survived by her children, Connie (Jim) Payton and Tim (Teresa) Jacks; grandchildren, Jennifer Payton, Corey (Robyn) Payton and Angeline Michael; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Cheryl (Ronnie) Schimmel; nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.Private Family Services will be held at a later date.Arrangements, Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Smithville.

Funeral Service : 08/18/2020
Maurice Hesson
Maurice Hesson
Date of Death : 08/18/2020

Maurice Eugene Hesson, 85, of St. Joseph, MO, formerly of Gower, MO passed away August 18, 2020.He was born on October 12, 1934 to Don E. and Leatha M. (Stepp) Hesson in Newton, IA where he grew up. Maurice graduated from Newton High School in 1953. He was active in 4-H, FFA, Track and Football and was part of the 1952 State Champion Football Team. Maurice received his Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Business on July 12, 1962 from Iowa State University, was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho and was a lifetime member of the Iowa State University Alumni...

Funeral Service : 08/22/2020
Mike Robinette
Mike Robinette
Date of Death : 08/18/2020

Roger Michael Robinette, 72, of Edgerton, MO passed away, August 18, 2020.Mike served in the U.S. Army, was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was a victim of the Agent Orange chemical in battle areas. He was also wounded in Vietnam and received a Purple Heart. His family remains extremely proud of his service to our nation and his personal sacrifice. Mike had been in ill health a long time and had been hospitalized numerous times during the past 10-plus years. Despite many battles with various health issues, he always maintained a great sense of humor. He was comfortable...

Funeral Service : 09/12/2020
Joyce Kissick
Joyce Kissick
Date of Death : 08/16/2020

Joyce Kissick, 88, of Dearborn, MO passed away, Sunday, August 16, 2020.She was born on February 14, 1932 to Carrel Winifred and Martha Ellen (Thompson) Harmer in Edgerton, MO. Joyce grew up and attended school in Edgerton. On September 23, 1947 she was united in marriage to James Allen Kissick, they were married for 66 years. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home. Her husband, James, preceded her in death on January 20, 2014. She was a cook for the North Platte School District in Edgerton for over 35 years.Joyce was a member of the...

Funeral Service : 08/19/2020
Donald L. Bowman
Donald L. Bowman
Date of Death : 08/14/2020

Donald Louis Bowman, age 84, of Smithville, MO, and formerly of Cowgill and Liberty, MO, passed away Friday afternoon, August 14, 2020, in his home in Smithville, MO. Donald was born on June 28, 1936, in rural Caldwell County near Cowgill, MO, to Clive L. and Eulah M. (King) Bowman. He began his education in a one-room schoolhouse in rural Cowgill and graduated from Polo High School in 1955. On June 28, 1958, he was united in marriage to Marilyn S. Sprouse. To this union, three children were born. The family attended South Liberty and Liberty Manor Baptist Churches. Don...

Funeral Service : 08/22/2020
Bueford "Bud" Peck
Bueford "Bud" Peck
Date of Death : 08/10/2020

Bueford "Bud" Peck, 88, of Smithville, MO passed away, August 10, 2020.Bueford Lee “Bud” Peck was born on March 24, 1932 to William Clyne and Mary Martha Peck. Bud grew up in the Smithville area where he attended school.On December 24, 1967 he was united in marriage to Jane Ann “Jenny” Roelfson. After their marriage they lived in Trimble and Edgerton and later moved Smithville where they made their home. His wife, Jenny, passed away on November 241, 2004.He was also preceded in death by his parents, two infant sisters, brother, Darrell Peck and two sisters, Rachel Louise Epperson and...

Funeral Service : 08/20/2020
Bob Matthys
Bob Matthys
Date of Death : 08/08/2020

Robert Joseph Matthys, 80, of Camden Point, Missouri, passed away August 8, 2020.He was born on August 5, 1940 to Joseph and Ann Matthys in Smithville, MO. Bob graduated from Smithville High School and served his county in the U.S. Navy.On July 3, 1986 he was united in marriage to Peggy Lynn Dennis. After their marriage they lived in Camden Point where they made their home.Bob was diesel mechanic. He loved mushroom hunting and fishing. He was preceded in death his parents and step-son Gary Dennis.Bob is survived by his wife Peggy Matthys; daughters Ann (Damien) Browning and Ranee McElroy;...

Funeral Service : 08/08/2020
Leslie Hubbard
Leslie Hubbard
Date of Death : 08/06/2020

Leslie Hubbard, 65, of Edgerton, MO passed away, August 6, 2020.He was born on November 15, 1954 to Charles Abner and Minnie Elsie (Worthy) Hubbard in Smithville, MO. Les grew up and attended school in Smithville.On April 22, 1974 he was united in marriage to Connie Dunham. After their marriage they lived in Edgerton where they made their home.Les owned and operated his own roofing company for many years. After retiring from roofing, he worked for the City of Edgerton. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Smithville. Les was avid outdoors man and loved to go...

Funeral Service : 08/13/2020
Edna Moyes
Edna Moyes
Date of Death : 08/04/2020

Edna Moyes, 76, of Falls City, NE passed away, August 4, 2020.She was born April 12, 1944 in Agency, MO the daughter of George and Rosie Lunsford.In June of 1964 she married John W. Moyes. He preceded her in death. She graduated from Gower High School as valedictorian, then on to Gard Business University. She worked at Missouri Water and Steam Company for 30 years as an office business manager. Edna loved to take her dogs on walks, loved to care for her flowers and to be outside if there was no poison ivy.Edna was a Christian lady of faith....

Funeral Service : 08/11/2020
Keith Farr
Keith Farr
Date of Death : 08/02/2020

Keith Alan Farr, 56 of St. Joseph, MO, passed away August 2, 2020 while vacationing in Montana “Living his best life”.He was born on October 23, 1963 to Donald Ray and Beverly Ann (Wise) Farr in St. Joseph, MO. Keith grew up in Gower and in 1982, he graduated from East Buchanan High School. He attended Missouri Western State College where he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. Keith worked for Missouri Gas Energy/Spire. He was a member of the St. Joe Chapter of HOG. Keith didn’t know a stranger and always had a smile on his face. He...

Funeral Service : 08/10/2020
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