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Clark Gilbert Anderson


1934 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Clark Gilbert Anderson Obituary
Clark Gilbert Anderson, 80, of Independence, Mo., passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Kansas City Hospice House.

Private graveside services will be held at Mound Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the residence at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 12.

Clark was born January 22, 1934, in Lexington, Mo., to Charles Gilbert and Ruth Irene (Walls) Anderson. He graduated from Tipton High School and later received a MS in psychology from CMSU and taught at Fort Osage High School until he retired in 1994. He was a member of American Legion Post #21. He was a Navy veteran and proudly served in the Korean Conflict. He also served in the Missouri Army National Guard and retired with 22 years of service.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Esther, of the home; a daughter, Melissa Lastinger and husband, Jimmy, of Georgia; 2 sons, Curtiss Anderson and wife, Dana, of Independence, Mo., and Matthew Anderson and wife, Teresa, of Liberty, Mo.; a brother, Bill Turpin and wife, Jana, of Raytown, Mo.; and 4 grandchildren, Shane Lastinger, A.J. Lastinger, Scott Anderson and Heather Anderson.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.
Published in The Examiner on Apr. 10, 2014
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