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1501 W. Lexington Ave.
Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-252-7900
E. Donald Atterbury

E. Donald Joseph "Don" Atterbury Jr.

Friday, November 12th, 1943 - Friday, February 1st, 2019
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Don Atterbury, 75, of Independence, MO passed away February 1, 2019. Visitation will be from 9-10 am Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Eastside Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 10 am at the church. Burial with full Military Honors will take place in Missouri State Veteran’s Cemetery in Higginsville, MO. Don was born on November 12, 1943 in St. Joseph, MO to E. Donald Joseph, Sr. and Florence (Gisvold) Atterbury. He proudly served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam with the United States Army. Don was a trim carpenter by trade he, along with his partner Ron Snivley, owned and operated their own company. There wasn’t anything Don couldn’t build or fix. He loved passing on his knowledge and advice to his sons and grandchildren. Don along with his wife, Vicky, enjoyed vacationing in Colorado, bargain hunting and going to auctions. In his spare time, he liked to read, especially history, and target practicing. Don was a man’s man and was the rock of the family. He will be greatly missed and forever loved. Survivors include; his loving wife of over 39 years Vicky Atterbury, sons Timothy Petterson, Jr., James Petterson, Michael Petterson and James Atterbury, daughter Donna Atterbury, brothers Tom Atterbury and Patrick Saylor; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; a large extended family and many friends. Don is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Atterbury. Memorial contributions may be made to Eastside Baptist Church in memory of Don.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
    East Side Baptist
    19901 E. 78th Hwy
    Independence, MO 64056
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  • Service

    Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 10:00am
    East Side Baptist Church
  • Interment

    Missouri State Veteran's Cemetery


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Patricia Shelton

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Just about everywhere I look I see Don's work in our house. We so appreciated all of his talents and he will be dearly missed by our family. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you, Vicky, and all of your family.
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