October 19 Obits

October 19, 2012 

Randall E. Leslie

April 5, 1955 - Oct. 9, 2012

Randall E. “Randy” Leslie, 57, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at his home in Garden City surrounded by his loving family.

Randy attended school in Kansas City, Kan., and served in the U.S. Marine Corp.

Services for Leslie were Oct. 17 at the Lee’s Summit Seventh-day Adventist church. Burial was in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, Shawnee Mission, Kan.

Arrangements: Wallace Funeral Home, 422 N. Lake St., Pleasant Hill, MO 64080; 816-987-2127.

Ralph Allan Chambers

Aug. 7, 1948 - Oct. 11, 2012

Ralph Allan Chambers, 64, of Creighton, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012.

There was a Celebration Of Life Service Oct. 15 at Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City. Cremation with inurnment in Parker Cemetery near Creighton.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Kansas City V.A. Hospital or to the Parker Cemetery.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 711 Old 7 Hwy., Garden City MO 64747; 816-862-6345.

Lawrence Eugene Davis

Nov. 3, 1924 - Oct. 11, 2012

Lawrence Eugene Davis, 87, formerly of Pleasant Hill, was born Nov. 3, 1924, near Appleton City, the son of William and Martha (Carrell) Davis. He died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center.

Funeral services were Oct. 14 at the funeral home. Reverend John Clark of Strasburg Union Church officiated. Interment was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

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

Michael John Reid

Oct. 28, 1991 - Oct. 11, 2012

Michael John Reid, 20, of Peculiar, died Thursday, Oct.11, 2012, at his home.

Michael was born Oct. 28, 1991, in Kansas City, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Reid (Cathleen A. Shine).

A lifelong resident of the Peculiar area, he attended the Raymore-Peculiar schools throughout his educational career, graduating in 2010.

Michael had a very inquisitive mind and loved to research any subject that caught his fancy such as the U.S. presidents, world leaders, local celebrities, family history and genealogy, and locating the graves of those he studied.

He enjoyed going to concerts, playing his guitars and listening to all types of music.

He had traveled to over 40 countries on family vacations with his parents and sister, seeing exotic locations on five continents, most recently Easter Island.

Michael was preceded in death by his grandmother, Marjorie Chaffin Reid, and great aunt Dr. Aileen E. Shine.

He is survived by his parents, John C. Reid and Cathleen A. Shine; his sister, Emily Anne Reid, of Washington, D.C.; his paternal grandfather, Charles Wayne Reid, Peculiar; his maternal grandparents, Edward T. and Mary Catherine Shine, Jr., Kansas City; uncle, Charles Wayne Reid II; aunts, Maureen T. Shine, Mary M. Shine, Patricia Shine DeWalt, Bridget Shine Gallaway; uncle, Edmund T. Shine; cousins, Erin and Catherine DeWalt, Caroline Mendus, Victoria, Alex and Lorelei Gallaway.

Funeral services were at 1 p.m. Oct. 15 at Atkinson Chapel in Harrisonville with Rev. Tim Redding officiating.

Deacon Mike Gates, of Belton, conducted the graveside at Wills Cemetery, Peculiar.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Dorothy Laurene Stice

Jan. 19, 1931 - Oct. 14, 2012

Dorothy Laurene Stice, 81, of Harrisonville, died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2012. Dorothy had courageously battled a long and debilitating pulmonary disease.

She was born Jan. 19, 1931, in Schell City, the sixth child of Harvey and Rose Ella (Anderson) Prough.

Dorothy graduated from Schell City High School in 1949. Dorothy married Robert “Bob” Stice in September 1955. They shared over 55 years of marriage. They had two children, Garry and Larry. Dorothy worked as a beautician at the Jones Store in Kansas City before working as a solderer for both the Bendix Corporation for 10 years and later for Western Electric Corporation for 20 years, retiring in 1986. She was a member of Harrisonville First Baptist Church for many decades.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband on June 11. She is survived by her children, Garry Stice and Larry Stice and his wife Cheryl, all of Harrisonville; one sister Roberta Kershner of Adrian; two brothers, Cecil Prough and wife Geraldine and Everett Prough and wife Patricia all of Schell City; four sisters-in-law Maudie Stice of Louisburg, Kan., Sharon Prough of Raytown, Glennie Carmichael of Harrisonville, and Patricia Ring of Holden; and also remembered by dozens of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Dorothy will be missed by all who knew her. Her love will live forever.

Funeral services were Oct. 17 at First Baptist Church, Harrisonville, with Rev. David Noble officiating. Burial was in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Hospice.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Clinton Wiskur

Oct. 15, 2012

Clinton Wiskur, 78, of Archie, died Monday Oct. 15, 2012, at Adrian Manor Nursing Home, Adrian.

Funeral Services were at 2 p.m. Oct. 18 at Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Burial in Grant Cemetery near Creighton.

A complete obituary will be published in next week’s Cass County Democrat Missourian.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 711 Old 7 Hwy., Garden City, MO 64747; 816-862-6345.

Jack M. Kropf

Oct. 16, 2012

Jack M. Kropf, 89, of Harrisonville, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at The Rehabilitation Center of Raymore.

Funeral services will be at 10:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. The family will receive friends at 9 a.m. at the chapel with a Masonic service at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville.

A complete obituary will be published in next week’s Cass County Democrat Missourian.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

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