Eldon R. McPike
1936 - 2020
Maitland, Missouri - Eldon R. McPike, 83, of Maitland, Missouri passed away on Friday, January 2, 2020 at his home.
Eldon was born on November 5, 1936 in Skidmore, Missouri to Oscar Kenneth and Mildred V. (Larason) McPike.
He was a graduate of the Maitland High School. He was a mechanic for Braniff Airlines and later worked for General Motors at the Fairfax Plant until his retirement. Eldon was a member of the Maitland Christian Church and the Masonic Lodge in Missouri City. He was also a Deputy Marshall for Crystal Lakes, Missouri.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Virginia McPike, three children, Dianna Lee, Kenneth McPike and Brenda Leonard and one granddaughter, Stephanie McPike.
He married Geniece L. Hansford on March 20, 2010 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, she survives of the home. Additional survivors include her two daughters, Helen Parkison, Graham, Missouri and Darlene (Adam) Greeley, Los Fresnos, Texas; ten grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandsons and his dog Sophie.
Mr. McPike has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Thursday, January 9th at the Maitland Christian Church in Maitland, Missouri. www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.