Leonard Eugene Vanderpool

Leonard Eugene Vanderpool, age 79, a resident of Cowgill, MO, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Lathrop.

Leonard was born the son of Buford and Ruth (Conner) Vanderpool on June 28, 1939, in rural Braymer. He was a 1957 graduate of Platte City High School. Leonard worked as a cattle and grain farmer his whole life. He was a member of the Braymer Christian Church. Leonard loved his family and friends. He loved watching his grandchildren’s school activites. Leonard was a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoyed showing his pickup trucks and tractors.

Survivors include three daughters, Karen Stollings (Robert) of Cowgill, Lori Drummond (Joe) of Liberty, and Paula Stocklaufer of Liberty; eleven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Reba of the home.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held at the Braymer Christian Church in Braymer on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. A scheduled visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, Jan. 26, one hour prior to the service. Friends may call at the Lindley Pitts Funeral Home in Braymer on Friday, Jan. 25, from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P. O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Pitts Funeral Home in Braymer.

(paid obituary)

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