John B. Huxtable

John B. “JBird” Huxtable, 66, Kearney, Mo., passed June 3, 2018.

John was born June 24, 1951 to Marvin Sr. and Dorothy (Amos) Huxtable in Smithville, Mo.  He retired after 23 years with the railroad. JBird had a love for music and enjoyed playing guitar.  He spent time working with his hands enjoying gardening, woodworking, and re-finishing furniture.  He was also an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan.  John most of all loved spending time with his family.

John was preceded in death by his parents, Dorothy and Marvin Huxtable; daughter, Tarena Huxtable; two sisters, Bessie Huxtable and Anna Wade; and three brothers, Billy Rex, Gene, and Buzz Huxtable.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda (Wayman) Huxtable; children, Shannon and wife, Kelly Huxtable, Johnny and wife, Tanya Huxtable, Joey Huxtable, Tara Huxtable and husband, James Tolar (JT); grandchildren, Kyle, Janel, Katie, Sammi Jo, Presley, Josie Huxtable, Dakota Wilson, Tarena, Megan, Miranda Tolar, Maddi, Tanner Baldwin; eight great grandchildren; sister, Mildred George; sister, Sandy Gage; and close friend, Dee Dykes.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018, with service following at Fry- Bross & Spidle Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Antioch Cemetery, Holt, Mo.   A reception following the burial will be held at his son Johnny’s home, 6761 SE Horseshoe Drive, Holt, MO 64048.

Our Sincere Condolences

God bless you all. So sorry for your loss, Jaybird is one of a kind and will be missed very much. He is loved by many.
Allen & Lori Amos