Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Obituary - Bill J. Enloe

Billy John Enloe, 83, Kansas City, MO, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 29, 2022 at Blue Springs Cemetery in Blue Springs, MO. The family will receive family and friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 28, 2022 at the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, MO.

Bill was born August 19, 1938 in Kansas City, MO, a son of Charles “Ray” and Ethel (Dawson) Enloe. He married Ginger Elizabeth Smith on December 8, 1955.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, MO. He was in the cemetery care business since the age of 13 when he dug his first grave. He owned and operated a cemetery, burial vault and mowing business for many years. He still operated his grave opening and closing business that he started way back at the age of 13 until his last day, going over schedules the morning of his passing.

Bill loved his wife Ginger and family with all his heart. His family and friends know what a kind heart and giving spirit he had. Bill always had a cigar in his mouth and a smile on his face.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Ginger Elizabeth in 2015, one brother, Vernon, and one grandson, Billy Ray Enloe. He is survived by two sons, Billy Enloe, Jr. and David Enloe, both of Kansas City, MO; two daughters, Mary Cerda (Jon) Centerview, MO and Penny Enloe, Kearney, MO; one brother, Carl W. Enloe (Donna), Overland Park, KS; one sister, Shirley Flood, Independence, MO; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

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