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DENNIS V. KILE


1924 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
DENNIS V. KILE Obituary
Dennis V. Kile passed away August 1, 2014, at the Warrensburg VA Home. He was born April 16, 1924, in Mountain Grove, Mo. Dennis later moved to Cabool, Mo., where he attended grade school and three years of high school. For his senior year, he attended high school in Holden, Mo., where he graduated in 1942. In 1944, he began working as a ground man on the line crew for Missouri Public Service. On Dec. 23, 1944, he married Maxine Weide. In February of 1946, he was inducted into the Army after the end of WWII and stationed at Fort Lewis, Wash. Upon his discharge from the Army in May 1947, Dennis went back to work for Missouri Public Service. He worked as an apprentice and journeyman lineman before being named local maintenance man in Blue Springs, Mo., in 1951. During his 17 years in Blue Springs, he was a member of the Chamber of Commerce, two term councilman, president of the Lions Club and member of the First Baptist Church. In 1968, he began his move throughout west central Missouri managing Missouri Public Service offices in Windsor, Platte City, Grandview and finally finishing his career in Clinton. There he worked for 42 years until he retired in 1987. Dennis belonged to many organizations including the Shriners, Lions Club, Clinton Water Board and Rotary Club. Dennis was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by the love of his life, Maxine his wife of 69 years; two sons, Dwayne and Valerie of Wesley Chapel, Fla., David and Pam of Greenwood, Mo., three sisters, Ruby Williams of Lee's Summit, Mo., Marge and Glen Johnson of Knob Noster, Mo., and Shirley and Harold Rogers of Blue Springs, Mo. Also left to cherish his memory are five grandchildren, Stephanie Morton, Jeremy Kile, Jessica Moore, Michelle Hamilton and Michael Kile, and great grandchildren, Cali Herrold and Corbin Hamilton. Funeral services for Dennis will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs. Visitation will start one hour prior to the service at the Meyers Chapel. Burial will follow at the Blue Springs Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests charitable donations to the Warrensburg VA Home or Crossroads Hospice. Memories of Dennis and condolences to the family may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com Meyers Funeral Chapel Blue Springs, family owned and operated. meyersfuneralchapel.com (816) 229-3276
Published in Kansas City Star on Aug. 6, 2014
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