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Wayne Asbury

April 25, 1948 — January 3, 2022

Harry Wayne Asbury, 73, of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, was born, April 25, 1948, in Bluefield, West Virginia, the son of Howard and Doris L. (Shrewsbury) Asbury. He departed this life, Monday, January 3, 2022, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City.

Wayne attended high school in West Virginia but finished his high school career in Kansas City in 1974.

He was a United States Army veteran serving in Germany during the Vietnam War.
On May 17, 1969, he was united in marriage to Sheila D. Hughes in Independence, Missouri.

Wayne was employed as Tire Salesman for B.F Goodrich and ABC Bandag. He later owned and operated Wayne Asbury Painting. He was an avid pool player and was a member of the American Pool Association earning MVP of Jackson County and moving on to the Vegas Nationals. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodcarving and collecting and working on antique tractors. He was a master tinkerer who could fix anything.

Wayne was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Denise Asbury and Kathy Parvin.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila of Pleasant Hill; two son’s Wayne (and Kimberly) Asbury, Jr. of Peterborough, New Hampshire, and Lance (and Rachel) Asbury of Independence, Kansas; three grandchildren, Chloe “HunnyBear” Asbury of Independence, Kansas, Benjamin Asbury and Madeleine Asbury, both of Peterborough; three brother’s Bill Platt of Mericopa, Arizona, Mark (and Diana) Asbury of Kansas City, Missouri, and Shawn Platt of Charleston, Missouri; two sisters, Robin (and Keith) Mezzacasa of Willard, Missouri, and Jennifer Asbury-Miller of Grandview; two close cousins, Danny Goins of Princeton, West Virginia and George Asbury of Booneville, Missouri; several other cousins, nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

Cremation has been accorded.

A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. The date, time, and location will be published here when that information becomes available.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill Lay-Clergy Council and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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

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