Category: Obituaries

Mansel Burton Gayhart

Mansel Burton Gayhart, age 90, of Warrensburg, passed away Monday, August 27, 2012, at the Missouri State Veteran’s Home. He was born September 18, 1921, in New Harford, MO, the son of James Grant and Gertie (Vanarsdel) Gayhart. On August 27, 1943, he was united in marriage to Ellen Donnelly in Fort Knox, KY. Mr…. Read more »

To hero-astronaut Armstrong, moonwalk ‘just’ a job

Story by LISA CORNWELL and SETH BORENSTEIN (CINCINNATI, AP) — Neil Armstrong made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. He commanded the historic landing of the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the moon July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century’s scientific expeditions and becoming the first… Read more »

Ronald D. Williams, 52, of Warrensburg has died; service is Aug. 27

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Ronald D. Williams, 52, of Warrensburg, died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, at his residence. He was born Feb. 11, 1960, in Warrensburg, the son of Kenneth and Alice Marie (Aiden) Williams. He is survived by his son, Jarrod Williams and significant other Chey Skyles of Warrensburg; one brother, Robert Lee Williams and… Read more »