David Leroy Pendergrass

January 04, 2022

David Leroy Pendergrass, 81, of Everton, Mo passed away January 3, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo.

David was born in Everton, Mo. on April 22, 1940 to Seldon and Jessie (Hammons) Pendergrass.

David married Carol Adcox on December 19, 1959. They just celebrated their 62nd Anniversary. To this union 4 children were born. They resided in the Kansas City area until he retired in 1985 from the Teamsters Local 41.

David loved all his dogs and he had many over the years. They were his constant companions accompanying him everywhere he went. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and a collector of many things.

David was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brother in law, Betty and Bill Freeze; brother, Charlie Pendergrass; granddaughter April and grandson David Austin.

David is survived by his wife, Carol; his children, David (Davy) Pendergrass of Everton, Mo, Debbie Clark and husband Basil of Ash Grove, Mo, Tammy O’Bryan and husband Mark of Kansas City, Ks, Stan Pendergrass and wife Valerie of Bois D’ Arc, Mo, Connie Burch and husband Danny of Bonner Springs, Ks; siblings, Janette Mitchell and husband Ed, Kenny Pendergrass and wife Marilyn, Marlene DeClue and husband Leonard, all of Everton, Mo; brother in law Johnny Adcox and wife Nancy of Kansas City, Ks; 9 grandchildren; 8 great grand children; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Memorial Services will be held Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 12pm at Birch Funeral Home in Ash Grove, Mo.

In lieu of flowers Memorial Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and may be left at the funeral home. Please note “In Memory of David Pendergrass” in the memo.