Bruce Milton Stark
Bruce Milton Stark, 89 of rural Drexel, Missouri died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at his home. Bruce was born February 8, 1930 to Raymond Lee and Vinecy Lee Bogar Stark in Freeman, Missouri.
Bruce, one of four children, attended grade school in Freeman, Missouri and Drexel High School. On June 5, 1948 he was united in marriage to Delores Ann Dawson in Pleasanton, Kansas and to this union five children were born. In his early years, Bruce worked as a welder at Westinghouse. He later worked at Anaconda in Harrisonville, Missouri and Pitman Manufacturing in Grandview, Missouri. Bruce lived on the farm at West Line (The Bryant Place) and later purchased his farm in Drexel.
Bruce loved the farm life, raising and training race horses. He enjoyed bbq, anything to do with horses, camping and following his grandchildren on the rodeo trail. He accepted the Lord on March 31, 2018.
Bruce is survived by son Donald “Pete” Stark and wife Linda of Prescott, Kansas and daughter Tamera Motley and husband Dave of Drexel, Missouri; one sister, Louise “Susie” Miller of Melbourne, Florida; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Delores in 2015; sons Elijah in 1982 and Ron in 2015; daughter Deborah Morgan in 2017 and two brothers R.L. and Bill.