Leon R. Gruver: In Our Care- February 2, 2020

Clarksdale, Mo..    . Leon Robert Gruver, age 68, of Clarksdale, Mo. passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2020 in St. Joseph, Mo.

Leon was born on May 22, 1951, in Atchison, Ks. to Robert and Barbara (Bush) Gruver. They preceded him in death. 

He went to school in Atchison, graduating in 1969.

On June 27, 1981, he married Linda Tiller at the Clarksdale Christian Church. 

Leon worked as a maintenance man for many years and really enjoyed auctioneering which he did for over 29 years. Leon loved his family, dogs, garage sales, flea markets and riding his motorcycle. 

If there was ever something someone needed, they knew Leon could find it.
He is survived by his beloved wife Linda, of the home, nieces, Jennifer (Bob) Johnson, Sherri Seamster, brothers, Earl (Diane) Gruver, Carl Gruver, sisters, Margie (Scott) Bond, Mary Mercer,  Linda Gruver, many other relatives and a host of friends. 

An informal visitation and Celebration of  Life will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 3-5pm, at The River Church in St. Joseph. Christian inurnment will follow at a later date at Freeman Chapel Cemetery. 
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Turner Family Funeral Home of Stewartsville, Mo. 

Memorials: may be made to the family in care of the Turner Family Funeral Home. 

Online Condolences: turnerfamilyfuneral.com 

3 Responses to “Leon R. Gruver: In Our Care- February 2, 2020”

  1. bobby bacon February 5, 2020 at 2:51 pm #

    to the family of leon it was a shock to hear about leon our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife linda and his family i knew leon from the auction and worked with him there going to miss my good friend. may the lord bless this family and help them during this sad time. bobby and julie bacon. rest in peace leon

  2. Carol Grace February 5, 2020 at 6:51 pm #

    Dear Linda and family,

    So sorry for your loss. I will remember you Inmy prayers.

    Carol Grace

  3. Judith E. Schrag February 8, 2020 at 3:16 pm #

    My heart goes out to Leon’s wife, family, and friends. What a great man he was and who had a fascinating career. He was loved! May the pain of his loss gradually reduce. Remember him, always!

    Leon and I went to Atchison Jr.-Sr. High and graduated in 1969.

    Judith E. Schrag

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