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Gary Lemon

Gary Blaine Lemon

Wednesday, September 23rd, 1942 - Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020
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Gary B. Lemon
September 24, 1942 - September 23, 2020


Gary Blaine Lemon, 78 of Country Club Village formerly of Skidmore, Missouri, died on September 23, 2020, at Mosaic Life Care, Saint Joseph, Missouri.

Gary was born September 24, 1942 in St. Joseph, Missouri, the son of the late Frank "Sandy" Stuart and Doris Verlene (Bender) Lemon.

Gary was a graduate of Skidmore High School class of 1960. He then attended Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville and received a BS in Math and Insurance at Rockhurst College, Kansas City.

He was united in marriage to Jeanene Wingate, March 25, 1972 in Pretty Prairie, Kansas.

Gary was always very active in the communities where he lived. He enjoyed farming having both rowcrops and livestock. He was Vice-President of the former American Bank, Skidmore and the US Bank in Maryville, Gary also was an insurance underwriter manager for Commercial Union and Aetna insurance companies.

Gary served on the Board of Education for the Nodaway Holt School District, serving two terms as President. Later he worked as a custodian for Nodaway Holt School District before retiring. Other board memberships included the Skidmore Housing Board, Burr Oak Cemetery Board, Lion's Club and United Methodist Church, Skidmore.

Gary enjoyed wood carvings making many scenes out of native cedar from the farm. They were known as the GarLem carvings. Gary was also a very talented musician and versitile at playing many instruments. He was also a member of the Clements Brothers Band.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Josh and Joseph Lemon and a brother Paul S. Lemon.

Survivors include: wife Jeanene of the home, Country Club Village, three sons, Jeffrey B. Lemon, Maryville, Missouri, Todd S. and Beth Lemon, Skidmore, Missouri, Michael L. Lemon, Kansas City, MO, one grandson,
Derek S. and Katlyn Lemon, Ankeny, Iowa.


Visitation 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Sunday, September 27, 2020, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.

Service 10:00 AM Monday, September 28, 2020 at Price Funeral Home, Maryville. Burial following service at Hillcrest Cemetery, Skidmore.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Burr Oak Cemetery or The United Methodist Church, both of Skidmore.

The family requests social distancing be observed and masks worn please.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 27th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 27th, 2020 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Price Funeral Home
    Address
    120 East First Street
    Maryville, MO 64468
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  • Service

    Monday, September 28th, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Monday, September 28th, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    Price Funeral Home
    Address
    120 East First Street
    Maryville, MO 64468
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Joe Laukemper

Posted at 08:30am
From years of knowing the Lemon family, Sandy, Paul, Gary, and families, I have many fond memories of visits at my business in Mound City, and at ball games, parades, and many activities over the years. They typify the good people that I had the privilege. Joe Laukemper
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Cousins Diane Lemon Moon, Tom Lemon
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Dale Barton

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We are praying for you and your family. May God’s peace and assurance comfort you during your time of loss. We will miss Gary, but have many fond memories of good times at our reunions.
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We will miss Gary and his sense of humor that often took a moment to sink in. The Lemon family remains in our thoughts and prayers.
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(660) 582-3176 Price Funeral Home, Inc.
120 East First Street
Maryville, MO 64468
Email: pricefuneralhome@embarqmail.com
(660) 582-3176 Price Funeral Home, Inc.
120 East First Street
Maryville, MO 64468
Email: pricefuneralhome@embarqmail.com
(660) 582-3176 Price Funeral Home, Inc.
120 East First Street
Maryville, MO 64468
Email: pricefuneralhome@embarqmail.com
(660) 582-3176 Price Funeral Home, Inc.
120 East First Street
Maryville, MO 64468
Email: pricefuneralhome@embarqmail.com