In Loving Memory Of My Father
Dan Lee Driscoll
JANUARY 26, 1940 – JULY 6, 2020
Dan Lee Driscoll, age 80, died July 6, 2020, at The Groves Retirement Community in Independence, MO.
Dan was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, on Jan. 26, 1940. After graduating from Central High School, he served active duty in the Coast Guard from September 1958 to May 1959 and was a reservist through July 1966.
Dan married Lura Lee Holmes on April 27, 1964, and supported his family as a house painter for most of his life. He was a devout Baptist, avid fisherman, and loyal Chiefs and Royals fan.
He is preceded in death by parents Walter and Violet (Enloe) Driscoll, brother Neil Driscoll, and twin grandsons, Tyler and Kyle.
Left to cherish Dan’s memory: his wife of 54 years, Lura Lee Driscoll, their children, Shawn, Chris, Shannon, Michelle, and Carey; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; his sister Carol Easter and other loving family and friends.
Graveside Service, Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11am – 12pm
FLORAL HILLS MEMORIAL GARDENS
7000 Blue Ridge Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64133
In Memory of My Cousin Bret Allen Easter
June 27, 1962 – November 3, 2021
Bret Allen Easter, 59, of Oak Grove, MO, passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at Centerpoint Medical Center, Independence, MO. He was born June 27, 1962, in Honolulu, HI, the son of William A. and Carol J. (Driscoll) Easter.
Bret attended college at both the University of Oklahoma and Central Missouri State University. He was the former Owner and Operator of Planet Pawn in Grain Valley, MO. Bret was an Army brat and traveled throughout the United States as well as overseas while growing up. He was a Christian man and he and his wife were active in the children’s ministry through the years. Bret was an alumni member of the Alpha Kappa Lambda Fraternity, Sigma Chapter. He loved traveling, going to the beach and was a lifelong Jimmy Buffett fan. He was a firearms advocate and enjoyed target shooting, hunting, and fishing. He had a great wit and was well known for good humor, a sense of adventure, and a caring heart. Most of all, Bret was a loving and devoted husband and father.
On June 23, 1991, he married Laurie Hagan in Liberty, MO. Survivors include his wife Laurie and daughter, Delaney Rose Easter, both of Oak Grove, MO, his mother, Carol Easter, Gravois Mills, MO, his brothers, 1st Sgt William Easter, US Army Ret., Gravois Mills, MO, Bart Easter and wife Kathy, Oak Grove, MO, Burke Easter and wife Christen, Camdenton, MO, and his sister, Shelly Easter, Charlottesville, VA. He was preceded in death by his father, William Easter.
A Celebration of Life for Bret was held Wednesday, November 10, 2021, with a time of sharing, at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO 64015 Memorials in Bret’s name are suggested to the National Rifle Association, https://donate.nra.org/donate or to the Republican National Committee, The Republican National Committee. Memories of Bret and words of comfort for his family may be shared at https://meyersfuneralchapel.com/bret-a-easter/.
Bret was an ardent Jimmy Buffet fan, and now he’s in Paradise, so I can’t help but think of this song.
NINA MARIE HIXON
March 28, 1963 – October 1, 2016
Nina Marie Harris Hixon, 53, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at St. Luke’s East Hospital. She was born March 28, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri to Buddy Harris and Marie Agnes Fenestermaker Harris. She leaves to cherish her memory three sons, Jessie Hixon, Jesus”Sep” Hixon and Nick Hixon; one daughter, Angel Crawford; one brother, Farrin Harris, Sr.; and one sister, Karen Kyle. Private Disposition, Arrangements by Golden Gate Funeral & Cremation Services, LLC.
Mar 18, 1963 – Dec 7, 2019
Goodbye Marguerite. No more pain, no more suffering, no more wheelchair. You can fly now, and I’m sure you flew into the arms of Jesus who loves you.