John A. McKown, born May 14, 1953, entered into eternal peace on January 7, 2018.
John was preceded in death by his father, Allen Francis McKown of Liberty.
He is survived by his mother, Shirley Walling (Jack), Liberty; sons, Russell McKown (Stephanie), Independence, and Bradley McKown, Liberty; daughter, Audra McKown, Independence; sisters, Cindy Brenner, Lee’s Summit, and Robyn Vaughn, Platte City; brother, Rodney McKown, Cameron; three grandsons, Trey and Cash McKown, and William “Camren” Martin, and one granddaughter, Sadie Martin, all of Independence.
Liberty was John’s lifetime home. He graduated from Liberty High School in 1971. John was affiliated with The First Pentecostal Church of Kearney, Mo., and was a licensed member of the National Electrical Contractors Association and also Teamster’s Union Local 41. John was a devoted father and grandfather, and loyal friend.
Visitation will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on January 19, 2018 at Turning Point Church, 9529 SW Hwy. 69, Cameron, MO 64429, followed by a Celebration of Life service beginning at 7:30 p.m. Graveside service is Saturday, January 20, 2018, 10 a.m., at New Hope Cemetery, 101 E. Kansas, Liberty, MO 64068.
John will be deeply missed by loving family and friends.