Bobby Dale Brison, 65, of Lee's Summit, died on July 3, 2006, after a brief battle against cancer at the Kansas University Medical Center. Bob was born on March 16, 1941, in Viola, Ark.
Bob had 30 years of service to public education in the state of Missouri. He had been influential in establishing the Stoddard County Children's Home. He had served on the Industrial Development Committees, had been on the Board of Directors for the Dexter Memorial Hospital, and was an active member of the Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his mother, Mary Lou; his sister, Barbara; his brother, Jerry; his son, Vance; and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Stoddard County Children's Home, c/o Judy Boyle, P.O. Box 164, Dexter, Mo. 63841.
A funeral serivce will be held at Our Lady of Presentation Parish in Lee's Summit at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2006.
Family visitation will be held on Friday, July 7, 2006, from 6-8 p.m. at Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark.
A graveside ceremony will be held at Gum Springs Cemetery in Salem, Ark., on Saturday, July 8, 2006, at 10:30 a.m.
Local arrangements are under the direction of Mt. Washington Forever Funeral Home, 614 Brookside, Independence, Mo.