Curtiss Alan Stiverson, 62, of Kingsville, Missouri, was born Tuesday, September 16, 1947 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Arthur G. and Doris C. (Gregory) Stiverson. He departed this life Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at his home.
On May 27, 1967, Curtiss was united in marriage to Betty Mae Miller in Independence, Missouri.
Curtiss was employed as a Strander Operator for the Sedalia Wire Rope World Group, where he was a member of the Steel Workers Union. He was a member of The Veteran of Foreign Wars Post #5844, Holden, Missouri and a former member of the Optimist Club in Sugar Creek. He was also a member of the Hickory Grove Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter Angela Jeanette Stiverson.
He is survived by his wife Betty of the home; two daughters Penny Stiverson (and Jessie Hayes) of Ogden, Utah, and Elizabeth Catherine Baker (and Scotty) of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; three grandchildren Xen Hayes, Brandon L. Stiverson, and Alexander Scott Baker; a brother Clayton Ward Stiverson of Blue Springs, Missouri; a sister Glenda Pearline Jones (and Larry) of Odessa, Missouri; other relatives and many friends.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, September 4, 2010 at the Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home. Burial was in the Floral Hills East Cemetery, Lee's Summit. Casket bearers were, Scotty Baker, Dan Bolin, Barry Ferguson, Wade McCrosky, Jameson Hagler, Brandon Stiverson, Clayton Stiverson, and Nathan Yoder. Honorary casket bearers were Alexander Baker, Larry Jones, Bennie Ferguson, and Xen Hayes.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Smile Train Ministry, Independence Animal Hospital or to his grandchildren's education fund.