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Garry Wayne Maddox

Garry Wayne Maddox
December 23, 1948—August 29, 2018

Garry Wayne Maddox of Kearney, Missouri, was born Dec. 23, 1948 to Lewis and Peggy Maddox.

Garry Wayne Maddox

Garry Wayne Maddox

He graduated from Park Hill High School in 1966. Garry served in the U.S. Army from 1969-1971. In May 1970, he was deployed to Vietnam. His tour ended in March 1971. Andy, Garry’s oldest son from his first marriage, was born in 1973. He married Lisa Moreland in 1978. They were married for 40 years in January. Their son Luke was born in 1984. Garry enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding his motorcycle. He also loved to play with his grandchildren, Austin, Gage and Cameron.

Shortly after high school, he worked with his dad as a machinist and later worked with his brother Terry at Jefferson Bus Lines as a mechanic. For 15 years, he worked at Ryder Truck Rental. After that he opened Garry’s Mobile Truck Repair, where he enjoyed being his own boss despite the 24-hour on-call life. He shut down the business and retired after 15 years.

Garry loved the Lord and had a passion for sharing the gospel with others. He attended church at Crescent Lake Christian Center where he was a deacon and enjoyed his Sundays to greet. He also went on several mission trips to Jamaica, Vietnam and Guatemala.

Garry was called home to be with Jesus on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 in his home of more than 30 years surrounded by his family and friends.

Garry was preceded in death by his father, Lewis Maddox.

He is survived by his mother, Peggy; wife, Lisa; brothers: Bill and Terry and their wives Sherri and Joy; sons: Andy and Luke; daughter-in-law, Leslie; grandchildren: Austin, Gage and Cameron; and many others, including in-laws, cousins, nieces and nephews, as well as great-nieces and nephews. He loved all his family dearly.

A memorial service for Garry will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at Crescent Lake Christian Center at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Crescent Lake Christian Center, 1250 St. Louis Ave., Excelsior Springs, MO 64024, and will go toward missions through the church.

By Standard Staff •

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One Response to Garry Wayne Maddox

  1. Shirley & Bob Schilling Reply

    September 5, 2018 at 8:57 pm

    Our hearts go out to you and your family. May your 40 years of marriage memories put a smile on your face to help ease the pain of your loss. Let the Lord comfort you and lift you on eagles’ wings during this wrenching time.
    Many prayers and much sympathy.

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