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A. J. Hayes
...Alexander J. (A.J.) Hayes, 90, of Columbia, Missouri, formerly of Pleasant Hill, died July 16, 2017. Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at the funeral home.
...Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 20, 2017, at the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
...A complete obituary will be published in next week’s edition of the Pleasant Hill Times and online at
...Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550.

Robert J. Smith
... Robert James Smith, 47, of Pleasant Hill, formerly of Mansfield, Ohio, was born, November 15, 1969, in Mansfield, the son of James Adkins and Belinda Bennett. He departed this life, Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Lee’s Summit Medical Center.
... Rob was a 1988 Madison High School graduate, Mansfield. He proudly served in the United States Navy.
... Rob was employed as a tow truck operator for
Showtime Tow Co., Miller Towing and Independence Tow, as well as, several other tow companies. He had also worked as a mechanic for Busy Bee in Harrisonville. He proudly volunteered on the Madison Township Volunteer Fire Department.
... He enjoyed fishing, building model cars, cooking (especially BBQ) and working on trucks, car shows, mudding and making jokes at everyone. Above all, Rob most enjoyed spending time with his family. He was loved by many and touched everyone who knew him.
... Rob was preceded in death by his mother, Belinda.
... He is survived by his wife, Tami of Pleasant Hill; six children, Justin Stephens and Amber Stephens, of Mansfield, Ohio, Cearra Smith of Archie; Dacota Smith, Andrea Powell and Siera Powell, of Pleasant Hill; adopted son, Justin “Pookie” Gallegas of Pleasant Hill; his father and step-mother, Jim and Patricia Adkins of Mansfield; one brother, Jamison Adkins of Lucas, Ohio; one sister, Jessica Adkins of Mansfield; paternal grandmother, Helen Adkins of Lucas; 19 grandchildren; other relatives and many friends.
... Cremation has been accorded.
... Rob’s family will host a memorial gathering and Bar-B-Que beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at their home, 418 Locust St, Pleasant Hill.
... Memorial contributions are suggested to the girls’ education fund and may be sent in care of the funeral home or in care f the Hawthorne Bank, Harrisonville, Missouri.
... Online condolences may be sent to the family at
... Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550.

Raymond P. Kerley
...Raymond P. Kerley, formerly of Pleasant Hill, passed away peacefully at his home on May 23, 2017.
...He was 72 years of age.
...A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, July 22, in Pleasant Hill at the First Christian Church at 11:00 a.m., with visitation at 10:00 a.m.
...He is survived by his wife, Sue, of the home, his two daughters, Emily Presnell and husband, Kerry; Evelyn Goes and husband Andy; one grandson, Korey Presnell; and two granddaughters, Katie Lynne Goes and Karly Rae Goes; two sisters, two brothers and many nieces and nephews. K. Kerry Presnell will officiate.