Archie Joseph “Joe” McCoy

Archie Joseph “Joe” McCoy, age 86, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 at North Kansas City Hospital. Mr. McCoy was born on June 6, 1932 in Labadie, Mo. He lived his childhood years in Washington, Mo., and at 19 years old he enlisted in the...

Peggy Lou Stafford

Peggy Lou Stafford of Excelsior Springs passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Peggy was born April 18, 1944 in Lawson, Mo., to Cecil and Ruth Clevenger. Peggy was retired from the Excelsior Springs School District after 24 years of employment. Her favorite pastime was watching football, preferably...

Thomas “Dave” David Huntsman

Dave Huntsman, 82, Kearney, Mo., passed away September 16, 2018 at his home. Dave was born March 11, 1936 to Thomas Jeffries and Lela Leona (Brimer) Huntsman in Birmingham, Mo. Dave was hardworking man and spent most of his life farming.  He enjoyed sharing a meal with his friends...

Jack E. Looney

Jack E. Looney, 60, of Kearney, Mo., passed away suddenly on September 16, 2018. Jack was born in South Bend, Indiana on March 30, 1958 to Joseph G. and Mary E. Looney.  He was the youngest of three children.  He graduated from Parkville High School in May of 1976. ...

Norman Wayne Danner

Norman Wayne Danner died September 13, 2018 at Liberty Hospital surrounded by his family and friends. He was born January 30, 1970 to Johnny and Martha (Cook) (Danner) Essig. He was a graduate of Richmond High School in Richmond, MO. He is survived by his mother, Martha Essig; one...

D. Dianne Ford

D. Dianne Musser Ford, Kearney, M0., passed away in Liberty, Mo., on September 11, 2018. She was born in Warrensburg on January 17, 1936 to Richard H. and Claire Braun Musser of Holden. In 1942, with her family, she moved to Kansas City, Mo., when her father was appointed...

Evelyn J. Barb

Evelyn J. Barb passed away September 12, 2018.  She was born in Sedalia, Mo., to Edward and Grace Williams on February 1, 1924. She married Earl Barb on July 7, 1943 and together they had seven children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl, and infant son,...

Edna Faye Ervin

Edna “Faye” Ervin, 94, of Kearney, passed away peacefully, September 11, 2018. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma, great gran, and just recently became a great great gran. Faye was born on April 19, 1924, the daughter of Ira and Ethel (Colley) Dillon, and was one of eight...

Terrance Lee Harlow

Terry Harlow, 75, of Kearney, Mo., passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018 at North Kansas City Hospital. He was a loving Son, Brother, Husband, Father, Uncle, Grandfather, and Great-Grandfather. Terry was born in Kansas City, Mo., June 24, 1943, but grew up in Gallatin, Mo.  He graduated from high...

Henry Michael Holtzclaw

Henry Michael Holtzclaw passed away September 7, 2018 in Tampa Bay, Fla. He was born January 23, 1952 in Branson, Mo. He was preceded by his wife, Susan Schmidt Holtzclaw, and a sister, Jacqueline Hudlemeyer. He leaves a son, Matthew of Florida; a fiancée, Tammy Gaede of Florida; his...

Mary Agatha Berkland

Mary Agatha (Halder) Berkland, 103, Liberty, Mo., died September 3, 2018, at Liberty Hospital surrounded by family. Agatha was born June 13, 1915 in Pocahontas, Iowa, and was the daughter of Joe and Rosalia Halder. Agatha married Raymond Berkland on August 21, 1939, in Sleepy Eye, Minn.  Agatha and Ray...

Roger Paul Fleener

Roger Fleener was born January 13, 1945 in Horton, Kansas, the only child of Paul and Maxine Fleener.  He passed from this life on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at NorthCare Hospice House in North Kansas City, Missouri. Roger served his country in the U.S. Navy for four years as...