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Kenneth G. Jarvis

December 22, 1934 — August 21, 2017

Kenneth G. Jarvis

 

Kenneth George Jarvis, age 82 of Linn, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

 

Kenneth was born December 22, 1934, in Osage County, Missouri, a son to the late Buell and Lula Mae (Redden) Jarvis.

 

Kenneth was a 1952 graduate of Linn High School.

 

On April 6, 1957, he was united in marriage to Shirley May Hassler in Bland.  She preceded him in death on October 10, 2008.

 

Kenneth served in the United States Army from July 10, 1957 until July 9, 1963.

 

Kenneth was employed at McDonnel Douglas in St. Louis from April 27, 1954 until he retired on August 31, 1992. 

 

Kenneth was a member of Community Christian Church in Linn.

 

He loved listening to music, playing his guitar, and family gatherings.  He was a diehard St. Louis Cardinal Baseball fan and enjoyed spending time in his garden, building model airplanes and playing with his dog, Scooter.

 

Kenneth is survived by: two sons, Jerry and Wayne Jarvis both of Linn; one daughter, Brenda O’Dell and Marion Martin of Linn; one son-in-law, Eddie O’Dell of Illinois; one brother, Carl Jarvis and his wife Nadine of Owensville; four grandchildren, Adam Jarvis of Illinois, Christin O’Dell of Linn, Cara Macintyre of Linn and Casey Kraus of Linn; nine great grandchildren, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

 

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 25, 2017, at Community Christian Church in Linn with Pastor Jeff Kruger officiating.  Interment will be in Oklahoma Church of Christ Cemetery with full military honors.

 

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Heart Association.

 

 

 

 

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Visitation

Thursday, August 24, 2017

5:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

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Friday, August 25, 2017

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Community Christian Church Linn

1598 US Highway 50 East, Linn, MO 65051

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Interment

Friday, August 25, 2017

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Oklahoma Church of Christ Cemetery

752 County Road 205, Chamois, MO 65024

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