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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Obituary - Robert Lee Wilson

Robert Lee Willson, 44, Archie, MO, formerly of Walker, passed away at his home on Friday, December 5, 2014 following a lengthy illness. Rob was born on April 11, 1970 in Nevada, MO to Gilbert Lee and Eleanor (McDermott) Willson. He was united in marriage to Allison Lee Barnett on January 6, 1996 in Nevada and she survives of the home.

Rob grew up in Vernon County and attended school in Walker, graduating from Walker High School Class of 1988. Even at a young age Rob was very active in 4-H and helping with the family farm, and he loved playing baseball, basketball and running track in high school. Following high school, Rob joined the United States Navy for a short time before leaving due to a medical discharge. At that time he attended Fort Scott Community College for two years then transferred to Pittsburg State University where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity. Throughout his life, Rob worked in education teaching Industrial Technology at several different schools. Because of his love of sports he coached high school basketball, baseball, softball and volleyball and also a competitive traveling softball team for his daughters. He enjoyed umpiring baseball and softball games throughout the area. Rob was a Technology Student Association sponsor at Archie High School and served on the Technology Student Association State Board. He was also an active participant of the Elks Lodges in Nevada and Harrisonville.

In addition to his wife Allison, Rob is survived by four daughters, Kelsey, Emily, Breanne and Claire of the home; his parents; one sister, Debbie Wheatley and her husband Marty, Tijeras, NM; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Marvin Chapel Cemetery, Nevada with Rev. Bill Platt officiating.

An Elk service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at the Dickey Funeral Home in Harrisonville with visitation following until 8:00 p.m.

The family also will receive friends on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.

Those who wish may contribute in his memory to the Archie High School Scholarship Fund in c/o Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Missouri


Obituary - Lloyd E. Fahnestock

Lloyd E. Fahnestock, 86 of Sedalia and formerly of Butler, Missouri passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at Four Seasons in Sedalia. Funeral services are pending and will be announced under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home (660-679-0009) in Butler, Missouri. Messages of condolence for the family may be left atwww.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.

A complete obituary will be published as the information becomes available.