MAURICE EUGENE VALENTINE, JR. Maurice Eugene Valentine, Jr., 89, of Overland Park, KS passed away Nov. 30, 2013. A visitation will be held Thursday Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm at the Antioch Family Worship Center. Funeral services will be held Friday Dec. 6th at 10:00 am also at the church. Burial will follow in Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, Shawnee, KS. Maurice was a WWII Army veteran and a Purple Heart recipient. He served with the 37th Infantry Division. He was preceded in death by his parents Maurice Eugene, Sr. and Margaret M. Valentine, by a son, Sherman Valentine, brothers; Glen and Merle Valentine and sisters; Betty Lagoski and Marjory Wise. Maurice is survived by his wife of 68 years, Marilyn Jean Valentine, by children; Maurice E. Valentine, III (Dona), Bradley Valentine (Eileen), Marsha Masters (Gerald), Janice Crainshaw (Gary), Ellen Cantrell (Dave), Cheryl Simkins (Lee), and Jim Valentine. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 17 great- grandchildren. Donations in Maurice's memory may be made to Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care or to the Antioch Family Worship Center. Online condolences may be expressed at The Amos Family Funeral Home, Crematory, Chapels. 913-631-5566

Funeral Home

Amos Family Funeral Home
10901 Johnson Drive Shawnee, KS 66203
(913) 631-5566

Published in Kansas City Star on Dec. 3, 2013