Floyd Lynnessy Maxon, 77
Floyd Lynnessy Maxon, 77, of Cole Camp, formerly of Independence, died Sunday, March 27, 2016, at Good Samaritan Care Center, Cole Camp. He was born on August 3, 1938, at Kansas City, Missouri, a son of Edward and Helen Pauline (Hubbard) Maxon.
In October of 1959, he was married to Helen Louise Adams and this union was blessed with the gift of two daughters, Charlene and Terri. On March 18, 1972, in Raytown, he was united in marriage to Leona Katherine Luetjen.
Floyd grew up in the Blue Springs area and attended Benton Grade School and William Crisman High School in Independence. He had worked as a carpenter with his dad, was a supervisor at Woodcraft Archery in Independence for 34 years, was a line worker at Allis Chalmers, and was a security guard at Price Chopper for 10 years, and on the side, he mowed lawns for neighbors. He enjoyed working at his repair shop and talking with his friends and customers.
He was baptized and confirmed at Messiah Lutheran Church in Independence and transferred his membership to Trinity Lutheran Church after moving to Cole Camp in 2003.
He is survived by:
his wife of 44 years, Leona Maxon of the home;
his daughters, Charlene Mann and her husband Kelly of Blue Springs and Terri Wilson and her husband Thomas of Raytown;
his step-daughter, Beverly Foster of Cole Camp;
his sister, Ardina Rogers and her husband Dean of Richmond;
his brothers, Paul Maxon of Independence and Albert Maxon of Eldridge;
eleven grandchildren, Neal Mann, David Mann, Sarah Holder, Theresa Ferguson, Brandy Clarke, Meagan Rice, Thomas Wilson, Christina Wilson, Shawn Foster, Steven Foster, and Scott Foster; and several great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Jo Ellen Dinwinddie, and two brothers, Wayne Maxon and an infant brother.
A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cole Camp with a visitation beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Funeral services will be held at Noon on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 7801-8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, Missouri, with Pastor Jeffrey Kuddes officiating, with a visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City.
The family suggests memorial contributions be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, Benton County Cancer Fund, or Benton County Hospice in care of the Fox Funeral Home, Cole Camp.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Edward Creel, Thomas Franklyn Creel, Ralph Tull, Dale Luetjen, Jim Brown, and William Brackett, and Tyler Shrock.