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  • LELAND MCNEW 1938-2013

  • Leland McNew, 75, of Odessa, Mo., passed away Friday, July 12, 2013, in Blue Springs, Mo., at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

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  • Leland McNew, 75, of Odessa, Mo., passed away Friday, July 12, 2013, in Blue Springs, Mo., at St. Mary’s Medical Center.
    Visitation for Leland will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, Mo. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at the funeral chapel. Burial will be at Blue Springs Cemetery, Blue Springs. Contributions in memory of Leland may be made to American Diabetes Association. Memories and condolences for the family may be made at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.
    Leland was born February 13, 1938, in Solo, Mo., to Abe and Gladys (Cunningham) McNew. He was owner and operator of OK Tire Co. in Blue Springs, Mo. He was a Shriner, Mason and member of Kansas City Temple. He enjoyed going to the lake and cooking. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Steve McNew; 2 brothers, and 2 sisters.
    He is survived by his daughter, Sharon Sloan of Oak Grove, Mo.; sons, Walt McNew of Odessa, Mo., and Jeff McNew of Blue Springs, Mo.; companion, Dixie Smith of Odessa, Mo.; the mother of his children, Ruby Annabell McNew; 9 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
    Arrangements: Meyers Funeral Chapel, 816-229-3276.
     
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