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Friday, March 23, 2012

Joseph W. Clyburn, 79 passed away March 20, 2012.

Visitation wil be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 23, at Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Mo.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Clarksburg Cemetery, south of Fort Scott, Kan.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ararat Shrine Hospital Transportation Fund, 5100 Ararat Drive, Kansas City, Mo., 64129.

Joe was born April 4, 1932, in Deerfield, Mo., to Ray and Edna (Weber) Clyburn.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a recipient of The Purple Heart, Bronze Service Star, Korean Service Medal and United Nations Service Medal.

He was a Mason and a member of Ararat Shrine. He retired from Southwestern Bell as an engineer.

He leaves his wife, Shirley; sons, Frank Allan Clyburn and wife Debra, and Jeff Clyburn and wife Jennifer; sisters Marjorie Martin and Rosemary Bailey; brother Donald Marvin Cyburn; five grandchildren, Erin Morgan and husband Jeremy, Matthew Clyburn and wife Mandy, Meagan Clyburn and Courtney Clyburn; five great-grandchildren, Jonas Clyburn, Carter Clyburn, Eva Clyburn, Madelynn Morgan and Isabella Morgan.

Arrangements are by Park Lawn Funeral Home, 8251 Hillcrest Rd., Kansas City, Mo., 64138, (816) 523-1233.