Donald “Eddie” Spangler, Sr.

July 25, 2014 

Donald “Eddie” Edward Spangler, Sr.

Aug. 3, 1945 - July 17, 2014

Donald “Eddie” Edward Spangler, Sr., 68, of Peculiar, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. Funeral services were at 10 a.m. July 22 at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, with burial in Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville. Visitation was 6-8 p.m. July 21 at Atkinson Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund.

Eddie was born Aug. 3, 1945, in Pleasant Hill, the son of Donald L. and Rita “Bonnie” L. (Redwine) Spangler. He was a 1963 graduate of Kingsville High School and was a lifelong Cass County resident. Eddie married Kathy Trent on Dec. 12, 1972, in Miami, Okla. He worked in residential and commercial construction as a carpenter.

Eddie was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Norman.

He is survived by his wife, Kathy, of the home; sons, Donald E. Spangler, Jr., (Melinda), Harrisonville, Jeff Spangler, Harrisonville, Tony Spangler (Shannon), Grain Valley, and Jason Spangler (Annie), Peculiar; one daughter, Kellie Waters (Jay), Butler; one brother, Bill Spangler (Ellen), Joplin; two sisters, Donna Lear, Junction City, Kan., and Linda Sewell (Sonny), Nevada; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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

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