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Walter Eugene Darst
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1931
DeKalb County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 2000
Blue Springs
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Walter E. Darst

Walter E. Darst, 69, Grain Valley, formerly of Bates City, died Monday, June 5, 2000, at St. Mary's Hospital of Blue Springs.

Mr. Darst was born Jan. 2, 1931, in Maysville, Mo. He married Henrietta Marie Barker Smith on Aug. 18, 1979, in Kansas City.

He was a toolsetter for the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant, retiring in 1981. He had also worked for the Independence Stove Co. in Independence from 1954 to 1964.

He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, serving from Jan. 8, 1951, through Nov. 23, 1954.

He belong to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Independence.

His survivors include his wife, Henrietta Marie Darst of the home; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ronald and Lisa Darst, Oak Grove, and son, John Darst, California; a stepson, Gene Smith and wife, Betty, Las Vegas, Nev.; a stepdaughter, Ruth Ann Pulliam and husband, Dennis, Kansas City; 16 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Friday at the Ralph O. Jones Chapel, Odessa. Burial will be in Barker Cemetery, north of Odessa, with the Odessa Veterans of Foreign Wars providing military honors.

The family suggests contributions to the Barker Cemetery Association, Odessa.

Independence Examiner
June 7, 2000.
Family links: 
  Eugene Darst (1900 - 1954)
  Daisy Pearl Carey Allen (1902 - ____)
  Ruth Lucille Fales Brents (1922 - 1997)*
  Sallie Mae Boothe Rogers (1927 - 1999)*
  Henrietta Marie Barker Darst (1929 - 2003)*
  Walter Eugene Darst (1931 - 2000)
  Melvin L. Darst (1935 - 1935)*
  Nancy Darst (1936 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship

JAN 2 1931 + JUN 5 2000
Barker Cemetery
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Robert V Darst
Originally Created by: Ed n Edna Lane
Record added: May 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14412943
Walter Eugene Darst
Added by: Ed n Edna Lane
Walter Eugene Darst
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice to our great country.
- Donna Lyle Alumbaugh
 Added: Oct. 25, 2012

- Ed n Edna Lane
 Added: Aug. 25, 2009

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