Freddie Junior Vanderpool passed away July 13, 2021, at his home.
Freddie was born December 17,1942, in Liberty, MO, to Fred and Marie (Woods) Vanderpool. Freddie was raised in Excelsior Springs, graduating from Excelsior Springs High School in 1960. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1964 – 1973 as a dog handler at NIKE bases in Lawson, MO, and Franklin Lakes, NJ.
From a young age Freddie had a passion for agriculture and animals that carried on throughout his life. He owned and operated Vanderpool Feed and Supply serving the area with fuel and water deliveries as well as most farm needs. After its closure he worked as a paper carrier for the Kansas City Star. During his life he was known for his admiration and love of faithful dogs, cattle and good farm equipment.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Trish; sister, Beverly Schwarzel of Richmond, MO; son, Fred L “Butch” and wife, Rebecca of Oak Grove,MO; and son, Kenman and girlfriend, Kelly of Las Vegas, NV. Along with his immediate family he is also survived by his large extended family and friends.
Services will be held at St Ann Catholic Church in Excelsior Springs on Monday, July 19 2021 with a visitation at 10:00 a.m. and Funeral Mass starting at 11:00 a.m..
Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.
Our Sincere Condolences
Trish, keeping you & your family in our thoughts & prayers.
Melissa & Noah
Trish, I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and Butch and Kenman and the rest of your family.
I am sorry for your loss, I am unable to attend the funeral, do to a prior commitment, but I will be thinking of you.
John A Hill
I am so sorry for your loss Freddie was a great man and made me laugh so many times. Just know that I am here for you if you need anything Trish. Just know he will always be in your heart, mind and soul. I am sorry that I will not be able to come to the funeral but know my prayers and thought will be with you during this time.
Call me anytime, my number has not changed.
Steve and I want to offer our deepest condolences. Freddie was such a sweetheart and I know he will be dearly missed. Please know we love you and just a phone call away. Hugs to you and the boys.
Steve and Ranee
So sorry for your loss Trisha
Lot’s of healing prayers for all of the family.
Vanessa (Henderson) Brehm
I am so sorry for your loss. Freddie had a great smile and kind soul. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Comfort and peace,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your husband, Trish. My prayers and sympathy are lifted up for you. Just saw it on Facebook. Hugs.