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Kerry Farris Woods

Kerry Farris Woods, 62, of Excelsior Springs, passed away  Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Lexington Care Center in Lexington,

Kerry was the only child of Roberta Morris Woods and Farris Woods. He was born May 5, 1950 in Lexington, and spent his childhood in Richmond.

Kerry graduated from Richmond High School and attended the University of Kansas where he earned a degree in Art and Graphic Design. Kerry was a gifted and accomplished artist with most of his paintings illustrating action scenes depicting his favorite baseball and football players. Kerry was an active member of The Quarterback Club in Excelsior Springs and was an integral part of the success of The Mineral Water Bowl held yearly in Excelsior Springs. Kerry was a kind, gentle and loving person known for his artistic skills and his loyalty to family and friends but best exemplified by his touching and skillful wit.

Surviving Kerry is a large extended family including cousins, Ann and Don Coen, Kenneth and Bette Maib, Lexington, Theresa and Bill Egelhoff, Melissa and Marlo Benson, Kansas City, Mo., Al Blixt, Lee Summit, Jim and Ellie O’Malley, Warrensburg, Dan Morris, Stephen Morris, California, Rick and Sheila Woods, Excelsior Springs, and many devoted friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Mineral Water Bowl, in care of The Quarterback Club, PO Box 135,Excelsior Springs, Mo. 64024.

Services will be held on Friday, Dec. 14, in Lexington, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.  Visitiation at 10 a.m. with rosary at 10:45 a.m. mass of Christian buriel at 11 a.m. burial in Richmond Memory Garden, Richmond.

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