Carl J. Prinz, 82, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, May 25, 2012.

Carl J. Prinz, 82, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, May 25, 2012.

Carl was born October 24, 1929, in Thayer, Mo. He worked for BTM of Belton, Mo., for nearly 30 years and was a long-time member of Calvary Baptist Church in Independence, Mo. Carl loved hunting, fishing and working in his garden. He was an avid Royals fan and never missed watching or listening to a game. Carl was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be dearly missed by his family. He is preceded in death by his grandson, Spc. Carl Andrew Williams.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 62 years, Reva (Bonds) Prinz; daughters, Vickie Barclay, Lafayette, Calif., Cindy Williams and husband, Mike, Sugar Creek, Mo., and Shellie Speer and husband, Bill, Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchildren, Rosemary Shaw, Erin Barclay, Kelsey Barclay, Anna Speer, Jesse Speer and Jay Speer and wife, Heather; and great-grandchildren, Josephine and Max Shaw and Brooklyn, Brady, A.J. and Macy Speer.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. today, May 30, at the Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, MO 64052. Services will be 10 a.m. today, with burial immediately following at Mount Washington Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.
 

 

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