Duane Wisdom, 75 of Amoret, Missouri passed away March 23, 2019 at Adrian Manor in Adrian, Missouri. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). A visitation will be held prior to the service Saturday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in State Line Cemetery, west of Amoret, Missouri. Contributions are suggested to the charity of donor’s choice. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Claude Duane Wisdom was born September 28, 1943 in Amoret, Missouri to Harry Wisdom and Evelyn White Purdy. He grew up in the Amoret area. After school Duane went right to work. He spent most of his career farming and working as a construction supervisor for Taylor-Moore Construction for well over 25 years. Duane was united in marriage to Judith Schmidt on February 22, 1994.
Duane was preceded in death by his father Harry Wisdom, brothers LeRoy Wisdom, Butch Wisdom, and Carl Wisdom, Sr., by his sister Evelyn Hoover, nephew Carl Wisdom, Jr. and step-father Harry Purdy. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Judith Wisdom, his mother Evelyn Purdy, first wife Betty Wisdom, sons Terry Wisdom, Mike Wisdom, Edward Wisdom, Shaun Krail, and Henry Wisdom, daughters, Teresa Burton, Julie Saker, Diane Meyers, and Melissa Krail, step-sons Garth and Billy McKinzie, Sisters, Doris Irene Hicks, and Judy Gurley, brothers, Edward “Joker” Wisdom, and Ottis “PeeWee” Wisdom, along with numerous grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family members.