Darlene A. Staats

Darlene Adair Staats, 68, of Lawson, MO, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Darlene was born on January 2, 1955, in Reno, Nevada, to Charles and Virginia Wood. She is survived by her husband, James Staats; her two sons, Matthew (Claudia) and Jeremy (Teresa) Staats; and six grandchildren,...

Kenneth C. George

Kenneth C. George, 86, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away January 21, 2023. Kenneth was born on October 19, 1936, in Independence, Missouri, to Lewis George and Holiece Noland. He graduated from Excelsior Springs High School with the class of 1954. He was selected to attend Boys State by...

Roger Lea Hurtubise Jr.

Roger Lea Hurtubise Jr. passed away peacefully in his sleep on January 20, 2023. He was born on January 5, 1960 in Versailles, MO, to Roger Hurtubise Sr. and Marian Willis Hurtubise. He graduated in 1978 from Excelsior Springs High School where he met his furture wife, Catherine Foote....

Benjamin John Blevins

Benjamin John Blevins died January 17, 2023 in Excelsior Springs, MO. John was born June 17, 1959 in Council Bluff, Iowa, to parents Cecil John Blevins and Ellen Laurine Whittington. He is survived by his siblings, Micheal Allan Blevins, Laurie Ann Werner, Patricia Lynn Reppy; and a daughter, Wahkunanauve...

Oliver McAfee

Oliver W. “Tut” McAfee, Jr., 62, Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away at his home on January 17, 2023. Tut was born on February 24, 1960 to Marjorie E. “Marge” and Oliver W. “Tut” McAfee, in Branson, Missouri. He attended Liberty Schools, graduating from Liberty High School in 1978. He...

Winston R. Robinette

Winston R. Robinette, 87, slipped the surly bonds of earth and touched the face of God on January 17, 2023. Winston was born October 23, 1935, in Odessa, Missouri, to the late Russell and Katherine (Mitchell) Robinette. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Owen and Allen Dean,...

Jack O’Dell

Jack O’Dell, of Excelsior Springs, MO, died January 17, 2023 at Liberty Hospital of complications from sepsis. Jack is survived by his wife, Cynthia; sons, Jonathan and Justin; grandchildren, Natalie, Jack, Lexen, Eilish, Ariel and Ava; aunt, Janetta Phillips; and sister, Helen (Stan) Alexander; along with many cousins, nieces...

Frank Anthony Bennett

Frank Anthony Bennett, 63, of Independence, Missouri, formerly of Richmond, Missouri, passed away January 14, 2023 at the Rehab Hospital of Overland Park after a long fight with lung cancer and other medical issues. Frank as born November 28, 1959 in Kansas City Missouri to Jerry Paul and Betty...

Roger Lee Bahs

Roger Lee Bahs ,91, Excelsior Springs, MO, went home to heaven, January 14, 2023. He was born June 24, 1931 to Harold and Zelma Bahs in Nashville, Michigan. He was a corporal in the Army during the Korean War, driving trucks, and after the war he went to school...

Joyce Doerr

Joyce Doerr, 81, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away January 13, 2023, at home from progression of CREST syndrome. Mrs. Doerr was born October 12, 1941, in Kansas City, Missouri. Joyce was a homemaker. In her younger years, she enjoyed riding her motorcycle (trike). She loved the lake life,...

Bobby Webb

May 27, 1939 – January 13, 2023 Bobby Webb was born on May 27, 1939 to Mary Bryant and William Oscar Webb. After graduating high school, Bobby joined the Navy on December 29, 1957, he served as an aircraft mechanic, working mainly on helicopters. While serving in Norfolk Virginia...

Robert Elmore

Robert Elmore, 73, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away January 8, 2023. Robert worked for AT&T his whole adult life. He retired and dove into retirement full force spending his days fishing and going to auctions. He was a master of planning and being dedicated to his goals. His...