Adron Lee Ikerd

Friday, July 10, 2015

Adron Lee Ikerd, 68, of Kearney, Mo., and most recently of Pittsburg, Mo., passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at North Kansas City Hospital, in North Kansas City, Mo. He was one of four children born in Polk, Mo., to Adron Jackson "Jack" and Jewell Ikerd.

Adron was a man of many talents and abilities who lived a full life. He had an entrepreneurial spirit with a thirst for knowledge and teaching it to the next generation. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a firefighter for the City of Nevada for many years and served as Captain of the Department. He was a First Responder and an EMT. He was a computer programmer, enjoyed working with computers and helping others with theirs. He learned the skill of woodworking from his father and built many projects over the years including building his own homes, boats and bee hives to name a few. His favorite pastime was fishing and he was a professional fishing guide for many years.

Adron was a 32nd Degree Mason. He also served as the president of the Pomme de Terre Bee Keepers Association for several years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Adron is survived by his wife, Lola, of the home; daughters, Cheri Howrey and her husband, Jim, of Kearney, Mo., and Julie Magee and her husband, Jeremy, of Plattsmouth, Neb.; grandchildren, Michael Whalen, Katie Whalen, Tasha Magee, Nathan Magee and Josh Magee; brother, Harold Ikerd and his wife, Roberta, of Buffalo, Mo.; sisters, Ada Sikes and her husband, Leroy, of Galveston, Texas, and Linda Allred and her husband, Clifford, of Springfield, Mo.; and nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services for Adron Lee Ikerd will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 13, at Murray Funeral Home, in Bolivar, with burial to follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, July 12, at the funeral home.

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