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Lillard Wilmoth

February 24, 1929 — February 19, 2017

Lillard Carson Wilmoth, 87, of Pleasant Hill, was born, February 24, 1929, in Kansas City, Kansas, the son of Lillard C. and Ora M. (Wood) Wilmoth.  He departed this life, Sunday, February 19, 2017, at the Golden Years Care Center, Harrisonville.

Lillard was a 1947 Pleasant Hill High School graduate.

On February 28, 1948, he was united in marriage to Betty Anne Russell in Pleasant Hill.  She preceded him in death on November 24, 2007.

Lillard co-owned and operated Phillips 66 filling stations in Pleasant Hill and Overland Park.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and he was an avid country music fan.

Lillard was also preceded in death by his parents; his step-father Link Wilmoth; one son Robert Wilmoth; and three sisters, Delores Clark, Marilyn Sharp-Sparks, and Bonnie Anne Summers.

He is survived by his son Todd (and Linda) Wilmoth of Bozeman, Montana; his daughter, Carson Wilmoth of Pleasant Hill; three grandchildren, Lincoln (and Siri) Wilmoth of Bozeman, Megan (and Luke) Thompson, of Shawnee, Michael (and Taylor) Wilmoth, of Wisconsin; three great grandchildren, Cora, Weldon, and Theodore; one brother, Huntley (and Gwen) Wilmoth of Overland Park; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

Graveside services were held Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Elder Greg Rogers officiated.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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