Blue Springs Obituaries

d. April 28, 2014

Robert ChambersRobert William “Bill” Chambers, 65, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday April 28, 2014 at North Kansas City Hospital. He was born April 22, 1949 in El Paso, TX to Willard and Molly (Salcido) Chambers. He was raised in the Catholic Church. As a young man Bill was drafted into the US Army. He fought in the Vietnam War and earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his service. After returning from the war, Bill worked for the U.S. Postal Service and made a home in Southern California. In 2005, More…

d. April 26, 2014

Joe TinkerJoe Tinker, 54, of Grain Valley, MO passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.  Memorial services will be 11:00 am, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.  Contributions in memory of Joe may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. More…

d. April 18, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsPeggy Sue White, 58 of Independence, MO passed away Friday April 18, 2014 at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Blue Springs, MO. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 am Tuesday April 22, 2014 at the First Christian Church of Blue Springs. Visitation will be held 5:00 to 7:00 pm Monday April 21, 2014 at the church.  More…

d. April 17, 2014

Velma Jeanette Tyson, 62, of Independence, MO, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, April 17, 2014. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00pm Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at Graceway(formerly the KC Baptist Temple) 5460 Blue Ridge Cutoff, Kansas City, MO 64133. Funeral service will be 10:00am, Wednesday at the same location. Burial will be at Floral Hills East Memorial Gardens in Lee’s Summit. Memorial contributions may be made to the family to defray expenses. Memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs, MO. More…

d. April 17, 2014

Nancy Carol McMichael Jarvis-Vogel, 71, of Bates City, MO passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Kansas City MO.  She was born August 28, 1942, in South Haven, MI to Elbert and Ruth (Welch) McMichael.   She began her elementary schoolteaching career in Titusville, FL in 1967, subsequently moving to Bowling Green KY, and from 1973 until 1978 she taught 6th grade at Franklin Smith Elementary in Blue Springs.   More…

d. April 15, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsKaren Diane Maggard, 50, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at her home.  She was born April 3, 1964 in St. Louis, MO to Donald and Doris (Anderson) Holt.  On May 18, 1985 she was united in marriage to Steven Maggard and he survives of the home.  She was a homemaker and a Lutheran Missouri Synod by faith.  More…

d. April 15, 2014

Carmen Rodriguez, 87, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at St. Mary’s Manor in Blue Springs, MO.  She was born June 6, 1926 in Fort Worth, TX to Mario and Beatrice (Jimenez) Guereca.  She was a homemaker, and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Independence.  She enjoyed music, dancing, conversation, and was a devoted Catholic.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Gerard Rodriguez.   More…

d. April 14, 2014

Darrell HeinDarrell John Hein, 60, of Lake Lotawana, MO passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 at his home.  He was born January 30, 1954 in Chillicothe, MO to Charles and Ruth (Cook) Hein.  He graduated from N. E. Missouri State University in Kirksville, MO.  On September 14, 1985 he was united in marriage to Kimberly Guthrie and she survives of the home. More…

d. April 14, 2014

Ralph R. Robinson, 81, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, April 14, 2014 in Lee’s Summit, MO.  He was born February 8, 1933 in Tampa, FL to Vaughn and Luella (Reid) Robinson.  He was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean War where he was the Western Division light middle weight boxing champion.  He earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration.  Ralph was Large Case Manager for the Treasury Department.  On March 3, 1966 he was united in marriage to Marie (McAuly) Robinson and she preceded him in death on April 12, 2011.  More…

d. April 11, 2014

Betty PeeplesBetty Dean Hale Peeples, 82, formerly of Blue Springs, MO passed away Friday, April 11, 2014 at Austin, TX, She was born May 3, 1931 in Independence, MO to Homer and Velma Ruth (Stayton) Parr.  She worked at Southwestern Bell, Commerce Bank, and Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co.  She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Blue Springs.  More…