Obituaries — 01 April 2014

Rob Ames, age 59, of Buckner,

MO passed away, Monday, March

24, 2014. Rob was born January 26,

1955 in Buckner, MO to William

Robert “Bob” Ames, Sr. and Shirley

H. (Thomas) as one of three children.

He graduated from Fort Osage High

School.

Rob married his beloved wife, Alice

(Oliver) on January 21, 1977. In 1979

he began his 32 year career at the

Sibley Power Plant as a Journeyman

Mechanic. In 1980, Alice and Rob’s

daughter was born. He enjoyed

fishing, gardening, woodworking, and

especially training his black labs to

bird hunt with him. He is remembered

as a loving family man and husband

who was a great grill cook. He is loved

and will be missed.

He is survived by wife, Alice, of the

home; daughter, Mandy Lawson; sonin-

law, Jason Lawson both of Blue

Springs, MO; granddaughter, Maddi

Ames Lawson; sister Sheila Biegler of

Spokane, WA; brother, Bret Ames of

Buckner, MO; father, Bob; nephews,

Scott and Matt Biegler; sister-in-law

Ann Gray of Overland Park, KS; and

aunt, Jan Mershon of Buckner, MO. He

was preceded in death by his mother.

The family encourages contributions

to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and

Ducks Unlimited in his memory.

Services were held on Friday, March

28, 2014 at Heart of God Church.

Online condolences may be

expressed at www.speakschapel.

com (Arrangements: Speaks Buckner

Chapel 816-650-5555)

Leon Francis Gilbert

April 11, 2014

Dara Gwen (Mennis) Cox

April 01, 2014

Madelene Rae Woodward

April 01, 2014

Kathy Moorehead

February 02, 2014

Teddy Lee Hoover

February 02, 2014

Alberta J. Dieckman

February 02, 2014

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