It is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of Mr. Kemoh Gbekpa, which took place on Tuesday October 16, 2018 in Lee’s Summit, Missouri USA. He was born in Bo town Sierra Leone on July 3rd, 1951. He attained his early education at Tikonko Primary School and his secondary education at the U.C.C. secondary school in Bo. After completing his high school education, he entered the Milton Margai Teacher’s College and upon graduation, taught at Kenema and Pujehun in Sierra Leone, before proceeding to the U.S.A in 1982. He settled in Kansas City, Missouri where he attended Penn Valley College in Kansas City and later U.M.K.C were he attained his undergraduate degree. He obtained an M.B.A. from Webster University in Kansas City. He worked for Marion Labs, Sprint Telephone Company, and until the time of his death at Quest Diagnostic Lab.
He is survived by his wife, Josephine; son, Josiah; grandchildren, Eli, Cameron and Teresa; daughter-in-law, Angela; brothers, Foray and David; sister, Mary, all in Sierra Leone; and other relatives and friends in the USA, Sierra Leone and Canada.
Funeral service will be held at 10:30a.m. on Saturday, October 27 at the Langsford Funeral Home,115 SW 3rd St. Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. Visitation will be from 9:30a.m. to 10:30a.m. prior to the funeral service.