Glen Edward "Sonny" McAdams

Glen Edward "Sonny" McAdams

Mr. Glen Edward "Sonny" McAdams, age 73, of Springfield, Missouri, went to be with his Savior, Jesus Christ on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Christian Health Care, Republic, Missouri. He was born on February 16, 1941 in Elwood, Kansas, the son of Arthur Lee and Thelma Louise (Mosier) McAdams.

Glen graduated from the Elwood High School in 1959, and then joined the U.S. Marine Corps and served his country from 1959 to 1963. Glen later was a self-employed carpenter, and retired in 2003. His church affiliation was Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother in law, Bob Dischner.

Glen is survived by two daughters and their spouses, Anginette and Chris Blades, and Jenifer and Jim Grendell; a granddaughter, Kristen Blades; a sister, Dora Dischner; nieces and nephews, Becky and Jessica Crowder, and Mike and wife Gail, Dan, Cassy, and Brittney Dischner; several cousins; and many friends.

A graveside memorial will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 9, 2014 in the St. Joseph Memorial Park Cemetery, under the care of Meierhoffer Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Missouri.

Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Meadors Funeral Home, Republic, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to C.A.R.E. (Castaway Animal Rescue Effort), P.O. Box 215, Aurora, MO 65605. Online condolences may be shared at or at

Funeral Home

Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory
5005 Frederick Boulevard St. Joseph, MO 64506
(816) 232-3366

Published in the News-Leader on July 20, 2014