Dec. 7 Obits

December 7, 2012 

Carl D. Hoover

July 22, 1934 - Nov. 26, 2012

Carl D. Hoover, 78, was born July 22, 1934, in Clinton and died Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.

Funeral services for Carl were Nov. 30 at Wallace Funeral Home. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family received friends prior to service time. In memory of Carl, the family suggests contributions to Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Pkwy., Ste. 300, KCMO 64114.

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

Clarence Henry Sedwick

April 12, 1933 - Nov. 27, 2012

Clarence Henry Sedwick, 79, of Harrisonville, died Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.

Clarence was born April 12, 1933, in Stigler, Okla., the son of Bonnie Everett and Lillie Mae (Smith) Sedwick. He married Diane Marie Frame on Sept. 24, 1955, in Kansas City. They lived in Lee’s Summit for 13 years before moving to Harrisonville in 1970. Clarence was a body/fender technician and had worked for Dave Cross Motors, Don Kahan Motors and Broome Oldsmobile Cadillac before retiring in 1999.

Clarence was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Diane, of the home; two sons, Everett Sedwick, Harrisonville, and John Sedwick, Peculiar; three daughters, Julie Sedwick, Harrisonville, Beth Morford, Cleveland, Christine Micheals, Windsor; one brother, Donald Sedwick, Taft, Calif.; two sisters, Eula Baughman and Linda Kay Scott, both of Tahlequah, Okla.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 1 at Atkinson Chapel in Harrisonville. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Latour.

Memorial contributions may be made to Children’s Mercy Hospital, ATTN: Donations, 2401 Gillham Rd., Kansas City, MO 64108.

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

Margaret J. Dickerson

Nov. 28, 2012

Margaret J. Dickerson, 1934-2012, died Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012.

Respecting her wishes, there will be no services, but her remains will be cremated and buried at the Austin Cemetery with her husband, Moon.

Arrangements: Cass County Cremation Service, 2400 E. Elm St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6302.

Eldon Eugene Campbell, Jr.

Sept. 17, 1952 - Nov. 29, 2012

Eldon “Rocky” Eugene Campbell, Jr., 60, of Harrisonville, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Rocky was born Sept. 17, 1952, in Grant City, the son of Eldon and Delores (Harlan) Campbell.

He owned Campbell Fire Protection in Harrisonville. He was a U.S. Vietnam War Army veteran. Rocky restored motorcycles and loved to ride. He was very involved with fire protection life safety. He loved the great outdoors, spending time with friends and family in “God’s Creation.” Rocky was a member of Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce and AMCA Antique Motorcycle Club of America.

He is survived by one daughter, Jessica Campbell Langel (Nicholas) and their son, Sebastian of Omaha, Neb.; one brother, Ralph Campbell (Chery), Smithville; three sisters, Shirley Knapp (Rick), Monte Vista, Colo., Colleen Kelly (Tom), Redding, Iowa, and Sandy Cowsert (Jim), Clinton; one half brother, Danny Luckinville of Illinois; niece, Christina Redwing (Robert), Warsaw; brother-in-law, Raymond Dyer (Dona), Creighton, sister-in-law, Tina Dyer, Harrisonville, sister-in-law, Deborah Johnson, Boring, Ore., brother-in-law, Ronald Meineke (Ginger), Galmey; other nieces, nephews, extended family and friends, and his best friend, Norton.

Memorial services were Dec. 5 at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville. (Cremation).

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

Karen Forsythe Cummins

Feb. 2, 1935 - Nov. 29, 2012

Karen Forsythe Cummins, 77, of Harrisonville, was born Feb. 2, 1935, in Creighton. She died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City.

An inurnment was Dec. 4, 2012 at Grant Cemetery near Creighton. Cremation.

Family suggests contributions may be made to Kansas City Hospice House.

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

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