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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Updated Obituary - Roy B. Schimmelpfenning

 Roy B. Schimmelpfenning
Roy B. Schimmelpfenning, 76, of Harrisonville, Missouri died Monday, July 4, 2016 at Promise Longterm Acute Care Center in Overland Park, Kansas. Funeral services will be held 10:30am Friday, July 8, 2016 at the United Methodist Church, Harrisonville, Missouri. The family will receive friends Friday, 10:00-10:30am at the church. Burial in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Roy was born January 23, 1940 in Sabinal, TX, a son of Roy William and Helen (Clayton) Schimmelpfenning. Roy lived in Texas and Arkansas before moving to Kansas City, MO. He was a graduate of Northeast High School in Kansas City and had earned an Associate degree in accounting from Rockhurst College in Kansas City. Roy was united in marriage to Shirley Jean Howell, May 3, 1958 in Miami, OK, and they lived in Kansas City before moving to Harrisonville in 1980. Roy was an auditor for Freight Rate in Kansas City for 25 years and had also worked at the Argosy Casino in Kansas City, MO.

Roy was a member of the United Methodist Church in Harrisonville, MO, and was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Schimmelpfenning, of the home, a son, Bing Schimmelpfenning, Harrisonville, a daughter, JeanAnn Corbett, and husband, Sean, Kansas City, MO, and a granddaughter, Shaimen Corbett.