Donald Gilbert Topping, age 68, passed away peacefully at home on November 4, 2022. Visitation will be 5:30pm on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, with Memorial Service to follow at 7:00pm.
Donald Gilbert Topping was born in Sacramento, CA. He served in the United States Army where he began his love of aircraft as an aircraft repair mechanic. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Rifle Marksman Badge, and Good Conduct Medal before being Honorably Discharged. His hobbies included building hot rods, fishing, guns, and building/flying ultralight airplanes. Donald never met a stranger – he was a friend to everyone he met. He retired from KCP&L after 30 years of service. He was a Christian man who had a special place in his heart for Jesus, and his 3 grandkids.
Donald was preceded in death by his father, Donald Marion, mother Nola, brother, Daniel, and stepfather David Cannon. His survivors include his wife Ally, daughter Nichole, son Joshua (Sarah), sister Susie Murrell (Jeffrey), grandchildren Jaxon, Ryder, and Lola, and niece and nephews Ben, Nick, Luke, Sheridan Ann, and Vince.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Belton VA Clinic. Internment will take place at Hawkins Cemetery in Brumley, MO on Saturday, November 12, 2022.