In Memory of

Raymond Devoe Crone

August 12, 1938 - July 28, 2022

Obituary

Mr. Raymond Devoe Crone passed away on June 28th, 2022 at his home. Raymond was born August 12, 1938 in Jasper, Arkansas to the parents of Evie and Erma Crone.Raymond was a retired pipefitter of the Plumbing and Pipefitters Local 178 of Springfield, thereupon, he continued to have various hobbies such as welding, fishing, and gardening. He grew up on Smith Mountain inArkansas, where he returned to settle down to build his own log cabin milling the wood from the trees. He was a member of The American Legion Post 1000, Tribe of Mic-o-Say, Masons, and the Scottish Rite. In hisyounger days, he served in the US Army completing an extended tour to Germany. He was a history buff, as he always was reading a book, and his stories were many of his childhood growing up barefoot in a one roomcabin, his travels across the United States, and of his adventures with friends and family. Raymond moved to John Knox Village over a year ago to be closer to family where he made new friends and began his love forknife building.Preceded in Death: Evie and Erma Crone(parents), Berle, Kenneth, and Kermit(brothers), Charlene and Marilyn(sisters), Connie Fuller(granddaughter), Jo Linda Crone(wife), Maudie Crone(wife), Norma Rosenberger(special friend).Survivors: Clyde(Lee) Crone (brother) of Germany, Michael Crone(son) and Lorie (wife) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Craig Fuller(stepson) and Becky(wife) of Aurora, MO, Richard Fuller(stepson) and Terry(wife) of Springfield, MO, Kristy Laurie(granddaughter) and Kelly(husband) of Springfield, MO, Shelly Whitaker(granddaughter) and Chad(husband) of California, Tammi Arroya(granddaughter) and Reza(husband) of Wisconsin, Derek Allison(grandson) of Independence, MO, Megan Crone (granddaughter) of Blue Springs, MO, Hannah Crone(granddaughter) of Lee’s Summit, MO, Christian Crone(grandson) of Lee’s Summit, MO, and numerous great grandchildren

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Lee’s Summit, MO 64063

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Lee’s Summit, MO 64063