Charles Dean Ebbs

Charles Dean Ebbs, 76, Excelsior Springs, Mo., went to be with the Lord on January 13, 2017.

He was born November 24, 1940 to Charles Ebbs and Elsie Dean Ebbs. He graduated from Chaffee High School in 1958. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University. He taught at several Missouri high schools including Sikeston, Morehouse, and Willard, where he was also a basketball coach. He also taught at Lathrop and Lone Jack.

He is preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Helen Louise Ebbs.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Kaye (Craven) Ebbs; a daughter, Angela Dawn Bolen and her husband, Chad Joseph Bolen; one granddaughter, Megan Dawn Bolen; one sister, Nancy Poston and her husband, Ronald Poston; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2017, with service following at Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at New Hope Cemetery, Norborne, Mo. In lieu of flowers, family suggest a contribution in his name to Mosby Baptist Church.