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In Loving Memory

Vantrease, Edmond D.

Age 83, of Arnold, MO, passed away on September 19, 2023.

He was born in Malden, MO, July 12, 1940 to Leo and Ruth Vantrease.  At age 18, he joined the Army as a carpenter and was recognized as a marksman and sharpshooter.  Edmond was a loving husband to his wife Marilyn for 61 years.  After retirement, he enjoyed spending quality time with his grandchildren.   Hobbies he enjoyed over the years included camping, fishing, gardening and yard saling with Marilyn, collecting knives and repairing lawn mowers with his best friend Bob.

Edmond was preceded in death by parents Wiley Leo Vantrease and Ruth (Glover) Vantrease; siblings Artina Williams, James Wiley Vantrease, Jerry Vantrease, Dickie Vantrease, Marilyn Jo Sullivan and parents-in-law David and Virginia Stock.

He is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Stock) Vantrease of Arnold; daughter and son-in-law Jennifer and Ken McMahon of Dublin, Ohio; daughter Debra Vantrease of Arnold; sister Nellie Wilburn; grandchildren Shane (Alice) McMahon of Bristol, PA; Brian (Casie) McMahon of Philadelphia, PA; and Alyssa Vantrease of Arnold.

Services; A visitation will be held at Kutis South County Chapel (5255 Lemay Ferry) on Monday September 25, from 11:30AM – 1:15PM. Interment JB National Cemetery.


3 thoughts on “Vantrease, Edmond D.”

  1. Please accept my sincere condolences. I will miss Uncle Dee terribly. I will fondly remember the many stories he shared with me over the last year or so. I am sure your older Brother and your best friend, Wiley, was waiting for you on the other side! Please give him and mom a hug for me!

  2. I want the world to know. I am proud to be a Vantrease and I am damn proud to be named after my uncle Dee. He was one of the coolest guys I ever met. My grandpa raise 4 good men I wish I could have been around my uncle’s more growing up. Some times I miss my dad so bad I can’t stand it. My grandpa and my uncles were truly a great generation. I can only hope my generation and the next cand be half the men they were. I love you all…


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