In Memory of

Bernard G. DeLine

September 23, 1922 - September 8, 2018


Bernard G. DeLine, age 95 (15 days short of 96th birthday), of Raymore, Missouri, died September 8, 2018, at 6:40 pm at Redwood of Raymore, Raymore, Missouri. He was born September 23, 1922, to Gordon E. DeLine & Ethel L. (Gayer) DeLine in Topeka, KS.

He had to left school in the 10th grade. But after his military service, he completed his GED & an AA in Business at KC Junior College. He married Theola Jean McKinney on August 3, 1946 in KCMO. They raised two children, David & Dennis.

Bernard served our country in WWII in the Pacific theatre. After his military service, he was employed by Sears, Montgomery Ward, Westinghouse, GAF, McCraken’s, then after retiring, he owned a used furniture store, Green Street Furniture, in Lee’s Summit for over 15 years. For a number of years he raised beef cattle on his property in Collins, MO.

Bernard enjoyed fishing, Ping-pong (with his nephews), horseshoes, raising cattle, collecting coins/stamps, camping and attending Southern Gospel Singing Conventions/concerts with his wife of 69 ½ years. He and Theola also enjoyed taking missions trips to various parts of the world with his home church, Lee’s Summit Assembly.

Bernard is survived by a son, David B. DeLine of Overland Park, KS; a son, Rev. Dennis DeLine of Archie, MO; a sister, Kathleen Covington of Walker, MO; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Deline, a grandson, David B. DeLine-Jr (Elizebeth) of Guilford,IN, as well as great-grand children, Jaiden, Silas & Tianna DeLine of Guilford,IN, many nieces, nephews & friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Theola Jean DeLine, his parents, Gordon & Ethel DeLine, his brother, Jack DeLine, and his sister, Roberta Light.


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My sympathy and prayers are with you. May The Lord Bless you with His peace in knowing that you will see Bernard again in heaven. He is now in The Presence of his Lord and Savior that he loved so much
Blessings and prayers
Dianne Savage
Downey, CA


Monday, September 17, 2018
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063


Monday, September 17, 2018
Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd St
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063