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Gailey, William Homer

Gailey, William Homer

November 5, 1934 — March 20, 2018

William Homer Gailey, 83, of Blue Springs, MO went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2018 in Leawood, KS. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, baseball coach, talented piano and guitar musician, and a longtime choir member at First Baptist Church of Elon, First Baptist Church of Raytown and Covenant Baptist Church.

Bill was born on November 5, 1934 in McDonald County, MO to Ilus Homer and Evelyn Dabbs Gailey. He was married to Marilyn Poland Gailey on June 7, 1958 in Wichita, KS and together they lived in Wichita, KS, Fairfield, CA, Kansas City, MO, Gibsonville, NC, and Blue Springs, MO. He was preceded in death by their son William Christopher Gailey, brother Ernest “Jack” Jones, brother Kenneth Jones, sister Betty Haddock, and sister Bertha Farley. He is survived by his wife Marilyn of Blue Springs, MO, daughter Deanna Chambers of Lee’s Summit, MO, daughter Kathy Dollar and her husband Floyd of Liberty, MO, daughter Michelle Pennington and her husband Todd of Blue Springs, MO, son Keith Gailey and his wife Jennifer of Glen Allen, VA, sister Georgia Turner and husband Robert of Miami, OK, sister Patsy Joan Whitsett and husband Gregg of Joplin, MO, sister Bonnie Dean Lewis and her husband Roy of Sarcoxie, MO, sister Donna Jean Barnett and husband Bob of Neosho, MO, grandchildren Holly Eager, Robert Blaze Barrett, Hannah Chambers, Lauren Nicole Deal, Daniel Chambers, Georgiana Pennington, William Brett Gailey, Matthew Gailey and great grandchildren Autumn Eager, Grant Eager, Kloe Chambers, Kaidence McLallen, Stella Deal, and William Wyatt Deal.

Visitation will be held at Park Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery at 8251 Hillcrest Road in Kansas City, MO on March 24, 2018 at 2pm with the funeral service immediately following at 3pm.

Special thanks to the staff at Sunrise of Leawood and Ascend Hospice for their care and support to our family.

Service Information

Funeral Service: 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Park Lawn Funeral Home


Visitation: 2:00~3:00 p.m. prior to services


Private Inurnment in Memorial Park Cemetery

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