July 27, 1965 - - January 18, 2018
Jerry L. Rogers, age 52, of Webb City, Mo. passed away at 3:20 a.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at his home. Jerry was born July 27, 1965 in Lawrence, Kansas. He had lived in the Joplin area most of his life. Jerry was employed as a Carpenter, working with both Crossland Construction Co and the American Construction Co. He also worked at Lowe’s as an associate and thought v ...
September 02, 1927 - - January 12, 2018
James Ray Price, age 90 of Joplin, Mo. passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018 following an illness.
Jim was born on September 2, 1927 in Princeton, N.C. the son of William H. and Cora (Wiggs) Price. He proudly served his country in the Pacific as part of the U.S. Navy during World War II. Following his service, Jim moved to the area and began working for Eagle Picher as a bat ...
August 13, 1944 - - January 02, 2018
Jimmy R. “Jim” Brock, age 73, of Webb City, Mo., passed away on January 2, 2018 at Freeman Hospital, following an illness.
Jim was born on August 13, 1944 in Anthony, Ks., the son of the late Raymond E. and Helen L. (Duncan) Brock. He has been a lifetime area resident. He served in the United States Air Force and was a veteran of the Vietnam War and the Cold War. Jim met t ...
June 01, 1961 - - December 02, 2017
Randall W. Cox, age 56 of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away early Saturday, December 2, 2017 at his home following an illness.
Randall was born on June 1, 1961 in Beaufort, S.C., the son of Henry and Marilyn (Redell) Cox. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. Randall has been a long-time area resident. He enjoyed working on and riding motorcycles, classic cars, hot-rod ...
Kenneth Hirshey Sr
December 19, 1932 - - November 27, 2017
Kenneth Loyd Hirshey passed away in Cincinnati, Ohio on November 27, 2017.
Kenneth Loyd Hirshey was born December 19, 1932 in Newton County, Missouri to Glen Franklin Hirshey and Ella Olive (Everhard) Hirshey. Ken graduated from Diamond, High School in 1950 where he achieved State Farmer degree. He attended Joplin Junior college for one year before being recruited to the Univ ...
March 02, 1945 - - November 22, 2017
Carl Junction, MO. Walter “Bill” Hance, age 72, of Carl Junction, Mo. passed away at 12:47 a.m. Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. Bill was born March 2, 1945 in Joplin, Mo. and was a lifetime area resident. Bill worked in Contractor Sales for both Carl Junction Lumber Co. and later with Meek’s Lumber Co. in Joplin. He was a U. S. Army ve ...
July 08, 1929 - - November 22, 2017
John E. Kelly, of Frisco, Tx., John E. Kelly, age 88, formerly of Joplin, Mo. passed away at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Beehive Assisted Living facility in Frisco, Tx. John was born July 8, 1929 in Commerce, Ok. the son of the late William and Frankie (Osborne) Kelly and had lived in the Joplin area most of his life. He was employed with F.A.G. Bearing Co. for ...
October 06, 1930 - - November 20, 2017
Ernest “Ernie” Billington Jr., age 87, of Joplin, Mo. passed away at 4:30 a.m. Monday, November 20, 2017 at the Communities of Wildwood. Ernie was born October 6, 1930 in Carthage, Mo. and had lived in the Carthage-Joplin area most of his life. He was employed with W. R. Grace Co. for 35 years, retiring in 1989. Following his retirement, he worked for ICI Explosives for 6 ...
January 06, 1962 - - November 18, 2017
Larry D. Pounds, age 55 of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away early Saturday, November 18, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Larry was born January 6, 1962 in Sayre, Ok., the son of Bill and Frances (Burks) Pounds. He has been a long-time area resident, Larry attended Parsons Public Schools for his K-12 education. He earned an A.A. Degree from Labette Community Co ...
April 21, 1929 - - November 18, 2017
Leonard Allen Roten, age 88, of Joplin, Mo. passed from this life on Saturday, November 18,
2017. Leonard was born April 21, 1929 in Joplin to Charles and Gertrude Peck Roten. Leonard was a 1948 graduate of Joplin High School, and a1950 graduate of Joplin Junior College. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Pittsburg State University in 1955, and his Master’s Degree fr ...