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1501 W. Lexington Ave.
Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-252-7900
Franklin Kerns

Franklin C. "Frank" Kerns

Wednesday, February 4th, 1953 - Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Franklin C. Kerns, 66, Blue Springs, MO passed away Feb. 9, 2019. A Celebration of Frank’s Life will be scheduled in the Spring. The family requests contributions to the American Lung Association, 8400 W 110th St Suite 130, Overland Park, KS 66210.
Frank was born Feb. 4, 1953 in Van Nuys, CA. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Independence where he graduated from Truman High School before earning a B.S. from Mizzou. He worked at the Lake City Plant until his retirement. He was an Eagle Scout and a member of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say. He was a Scout leader for ten years serving with Troop 469 in Raytown, MO. He enjoyed canning, cooking – he always made Christmas cookies. He liked to fish at Lake Paradise and traveled the world in his younger years as his father was a TWA pilot.
Frank is survived by his wife of twenty-six years Charlotte Kerns, of the home; son Brandon Kerns, Blue Springs, MO; step-daughters Amy Myers and husband Bob, Lee’s Summit, MO; Laura Smith, Odessa, MO; step-son Timothy Smith, Sugar Creek, MO; brother Harold Kerns and wife Laura, Savannah, MO; grandchildren Preston, Jeremiah, Ethan, Bethany and Emillio; nephews and many other family members.
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Posted at 11:34am
My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Kerns for the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort and peace in the promise found in the Holy Scriptures of an earthly resurrection when we will be able to see our loved ones again. (John 5:28, 29)


Posted at 11:30am
My sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Kerns for the loss of their loved one. May you find comfort and peace in the promise found in the Holy Scriptures of an earthly resurrection when we will be able to see our loved ones again. (John 5:28, 29)

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