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Obituary Archives   
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Richard S. "Rick"
...Richard Scott "Rick" Randolph, 54, of Strasburg, departed this life, November 15, 2014, at the Lee's Summit Medical Center.
...He was born March 16, 1960, in Independence, the son of Richard Lee and L. Jean (Wilke) Randolph. 
...Rick was a 1978 Tri City Christian School, Independence, graduate and attended the Bob Jones University.
...On September 14, 1991, he was united in marriage to Cheryl Ann Comer in Telluride, Colo., and to this marriage one daughter, Brooke Nicole Randolph was born. Rick and Cheryl later divorced.
...Rick was employed as a truck driver.  He had been a driver for K.C. Bobcat, Jack Cooper, Consolidated Freight, and most recently for Winco International Fireworks, Lone Jack.  He had also worked for Sherwood Lawn and Landscape. 
...He was a 14 year member of the Strasburg Board of Education and also served on the Public Water Supply District #1 Board. 
...He was a member of the New Life Assembly in Oak Grove.   ...In his spare time, he loved singing, hunting, fishing and a good game of pool; he particularly loved hunting in the Colorado mountains. Most important to Rick was spending time with his family; especially with his daughter, Brooke.
...Rick was preceded in death by his father, Richard in 2009 and his grandparents, Murl and Dorothy Patterson, Lucille Randolph, and DeLoss Wilke.
...He is survived by his daughter Brooke of Strasburg; his mother Jean Randolph of Kearney, Nebraska; one brother Rodney (and Lori) Randolph of Kearney; two sisters, Kim (and Warren) Taylor and Christy Follett, both of Kearney; several nieces and nephews, Abby Randolph, Emily Randolph, Kenneth Taylor, Bradley Taylor, Tanner Follett, Parker Follett, Payten Follett, Keri Michael and Kevin Comer; other relatives and a host of friends.
...Funeral services were held November 22, 2014, at the funeral home.  Reverends Jack Blansit and David Hackett officiated.  Interment was in Strasburg Cemetery.  Casket bearers were Chuck Carter, Dan Hickson, Rod Randolph, Warren Taylor, Brian Wilke and Jeff Wilke. Honorary casket bearers were Jim Affolter, Henry Ethridge, Abby Randolph, Emily Randolph, Kenneth Taylor, Bradley Taylor, Tanner Follett, Parker Follett, Payten Follett, Keri Michael and Kevin Comer.
...Memorial contributions are suggested to the Strasburg Cemetery or the New Life Assembly Food Pantry and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
...Online condolences may be sent to the family at
...Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.

William Fisher "Scissor Bill"
"Poppy" Lewis
...William F. Lewis, 74, of Kingsville, passed away November 17, 2014. William was born March 5, 1940 in Independence, one of seven children to Emmert "Fish" and Alice (Ashcraft) Lewis.
...He attended William Chrisman High School and left to join the Ironworkers Union Local 10. He proudly dedicated the hard work of his hands and iron working skills to the development of Kansas City's buildings and infrastructure for 40 years.
...On August 9, 1958, he married his beloved Marjorie Murdock. He was a devoted father and participated in his family's activities, including four generations of Boy Scouts, stretching from his son's troop to his great grandson.
...William was a gardener, an outdoorsman, an avid collector of many fine antiques, especially lamps; a farmer and a family man. His survivors remember him as loving and supportive.
...He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Marjorie of the home; son, William F. Lewis, Jr. and wife Barbara of Independence; daughter, Paula Andreas and husband Michael of Kingsville; grandchildren, Matthew and wife Amy; Brandy and Malachi Lewis; Laura Behler and husband "KJ," and Lynn Andreas; great grandchildren, Chayten, Zoe, Sophia, Nathaniel, and Bentley Lewis; sister, Dorothy Wilkinson of Independence; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.
...Funeral services were held November 21, 2014, at Carson Speaks Chapel. Burial was at Six Mile Cemetery, Independence.
...The family encourages contributions to the American Cancer Society in his memory. Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements by Carson Speaks Chapel, Independence.

Geraldine P. Christian
...Geraldine P. Christian,  80 of Lee's Summit, formerly of Pleasant Hill, departed this life November 22, 2014, at the Jefferson Health Care Center, Lee's Summit.
...Arrangements are pending.  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, Pleasant Hill.

George L. Cleveland
...George L. Cleveland, 75, of Pleasant Hill, departed this life, November 23, 2014, at the VA Medical Center, Kansas City.  ...Arrangements are pending.  A complete obituary will be published in next week's edition of the Pleasant Hill Times and online at Arrangements by StanleyDickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.

Vivian M. Johnson
...Vivian M. Johnson 91 of Lee's Summit, passed away November 7, 2014, at the John Knox Care Village Care
...She was born on April 25, 1923 in Kansas City, the daughter of Emil and Anna (Wolkey) Pfeiffer. In 1940, Vivian was united in marriage to Noel E. Johnson, and three children were born to this marriage.
...She retired from Oldham Sausage and spent time playing golf and socializing with friends.
...Vivian was preceded in death by her husband, Noel E. Johnson; two sons, Joseph Johnson and Kevin Johnson; and one grandson, Troy Gustin.
...She is survived by her daughter, Patricia Gustin of Pleasant Hill; three grandchildren, Travis Gustin of Raytown; Trent (and Bobbie) Gustin of Pleasant Hill. and Tricia Gustin of Leeton, Missouri, six great grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Huntoon of Independence, and June (Bernard) Lohe of Holden; other relatives and many friends.
...A Funeral Mass was celebrated November 12, 2014, at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church, Lee's Summit. Burial was in the Floral Hills East Cemetery, Lee's Summit.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's