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3701 East Seventh Street
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Stephen Howard
Van Slyke

February 8, 1947 – November 2, 2018

Stephen Van Slyke
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Obituary for Stephen Howard Van Slyke

Stephen Howard Van Slyke, age 71, of Webb City, Mo. passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Mr. Van Slyke was born on February 8, 1947 in Joplin, Mo. to the late Howard and Norma (Thornberry) Van Slyke. On June 21, 1968 he was united in marriage to Mildred Wilson In Webb City, Mo. Stephen was employed by The Joplin Globe for 16 years as a foreman in the mailroom. He owned and operated C&V Classic Restoration for 35 years. Stephen loved to restore classic cars and enjoyed wood working as a hobby.

Stephen is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mildred Van Slyke, of Webb City, Mo., One daughter, Shelly Muncy and her husband Don of Lamar, Mo., one brother Bruce Van Slyke of Webb City, Mo.; two grandchildren, Kalli Hutson and husband Joshua of Lamar, Mo. and Braxtyn Muncy of Lamar, Mo. He was proceeded in death by a daughter Alicia Van Slyke and one sister-in-law Catherine Van Slyke.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Mason-Woodard Chapel in Joplin. Burial will be at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Mason-Woodard Chapel in Joplin.

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When Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mason - Woodard Chapel
3701 E. 7th Street
Joplin, Missouri 64801

Service Information

Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 10:00am
Pastor Kyle Beverlin
Mason - Woodard Chapel
3701 E. 7th Street
Joplin, Missouri 64801

Interment Information

Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery
415 N. St. Louis Ave.
Joplin, Missouri 64801