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Donald Lee Dourty, Age: 96
Jan 11, 1926 - Jul 21, 2022

Donald Lee Dourty, 96, of Independence, Missouri, passed away July 21, 2022.   

Mr. Dourty was born January 11, 1926, in Rosedale, Ks., to Charles E. and Audry Dourty. He was a lifelong resident of Independence, Mo. He served in WWII in the South Pacific. When he returned he met and married Evelyn A. Fletcher on March 29, 1949. They raised 2 sons, Bob and Don. Donald was active in Boy Scouts for 13 years with both sons attaining Eagle Scout. He retired in 1986 after 40 years with Kansas City Southern Railroad. He enjoyed fishing, camping and travel all over the United States with his wife Evelyn. He was baptized into the RLDS church.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and his loving wife Evelyn. He is survived by his sons Donald and Robert (Debbie); grandsons Justin and Patrick and great-grandsons Silas and Henry.

 

Private graveside service will be held at Brooking Cemetery at a later date.

 

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