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Wayne Woodford Stackhouse

07/12/1930 - 09/14/2023


Obituary For Wayne Woodford Stackhouse

Wayne Woodford Stackhouse, 93, of Sedalia, MO, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2023, at the Essex Assisted Living in Sedalia. He was born on July 12, 1930, in Osceola, MO, the son of George Howard Stackhouse and Thelma Marie (Shelton) Stackhouse, who preceded him in death.

On August 21, 1960, in Kansas City, MO, he was united in marriage to Martha Jean Tally, who preceded him in death on January 5, 2017.

Wayne was a 1948 graduate of Osceola High School. He graduated from Central Missouri State College with a bachelor's degree in business/accounting. Wayne worked for the IRS out of Kansas City prior to moving to Sedalia. Wayne and his wife Martha owned and operated Stackhouse Tax Service in Sedalia.

Wayne was a member of East Sedalia Baptist Church, where he served as Treasurer, Deacon, and a Sunday school teacher. He was also a member of the Sedalia Rotary Club, where he served as the special project treasurer. Wayne enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, gardening, and photography. He was known for his 200 tomato plants in his backyard garden. Wayne especially enjoyed going with his family back to the old homestead in Osceola to enjoy the outdoors.

Survivors include two daughters, Shirley (Jeff ) Carver and Sandra (Tom) McMullin, all of Sedalia; five grandsons, Matthew Carver, Caleb Carver, Jacob Carver, Clinton McMullin, and Cole McMullin; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Dale Stackhouse; a sister-in-law, Marcine Wooldridge; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, Wayne was preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest Stackhouse and Charles "Pat" Stackhouse, and a sister, Bonnie Toti.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, at Rea Funeral Chapel, with Rev. Kevin Anstine officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

The burial will be at Crown Hill Cemetery, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Matt Carver, Caleb Carver, Jacob Carver, Clint McMullin, Cole McMullin, and Jesse McMullin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the East Sedalia Baptist Church in the care of Rea Funeral Chapel.


19 Sep


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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19 Sep

Funeral Service

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rea Funeral Chapel 1001 S Limit Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
19 Sep

Burial / Interment

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Crown Hill Cemetery 701 N. Engineer Sedalia, MO 65301 Get Directions »
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  • 09/20/2023

    Sincere sympathy to the family. My husband, Jack, who passed away in January, became friends with Wayne through the Sedalia Rotary Club many years ago.

  • 09/19/2023

    To The Family of Mr. Wayne Stackhouse. Send you my deepest sympathy on behalf of Don Morton,I'm the Granddaughter of Don Morton. Grandpa (not doing well himself) I do know that Grandpa would want send his Pray and Sympathy to Mr. Stackhouse, as they work fellow Church members and Roatry members for many years,and great friends. Sending all my love on his behalf . Rachel Vickrey Rayburn,Granddaughter of Don and Delores Morton,Daughter of Bill and Marsha (Cole) Vickrey.

  • 09/19/2023

    My heart goes out to his family in this difficult time. I'll always remember him as a strong man of faith and very wise. I'll never forget some of the advice he gave me as a deacon. One sentence of advice or even just a remark could speak volumes. He will be missed by those that knew him.

  • 09/18/2023

    Sandra, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. He lived a long and wonderful life. Prayers Sue Cottrill, Ann and Tom Rouchka

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