In Memoriam

Dear Visitor:  If you are aware of the passing of one of our members, promptly contact one of our KCMSSL Board members.


As Ball Players and Members of Our Organization,
We Relished Your Competitive Spirit and Camaraderie.
You Will NEVER Be Forgotten.

In Memory of Our Departed Players


Dale Young (11-29-2017)

Played for POP’s in 2004-05, Old Red Dogs


Clyde Jones (10-23-2017)  

Antiques, Ageless Wonders, Heartland Classics, McBrides
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?n=clyde-laverne-jones&pid=187086235&fhid=11341


Eddie Lane (10-14-2017)

Cass County 
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?n=edward-m-lane&pid=186969703&fhid=6338


Charlie Hiller (8-10-2017)  

Danny’s Bar & Grill, Campbell Communications, Tequila Harry’s, Tequila Angels, Boys of Summer, Longbranch, KC Sports Club
http://www.louismemorialchapel.com/obituaries/Charles-Hiller/#!/ServicesEvents  


Mike Sharon (7-12-2017)

Managed KC Angels for years.  Brought many players into the league.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?n=mike-h-sharon&pid=186103527


Don Brown (7-10-2017) 

KC Storm, Lenexa Old Timers

Paul Scott (7-06-2017)

KC Avengers, 2000 thru 2005, until a leg injury forced him to quit.

Central States, the original KC Classics, Knaphiede
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?n=jeremiah-daniel-finnegan&pid=184795237&fhid=18508


Delbert Pilgrim (01-14-2017)

Knapheide, Midwest Driving School, Midwest SilverJox
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?n=delbert-l-pilgrim&pid=183631054&fhid=11341


Bob Erisman (12-06-2016)

AAA Linens, Antiques
http://www.ottawaherald.com/obituaries/death_notices/bob-erisman/article_8aca3ca1-6d26-5b91-a55f-82aa4ace240a.html


Roger G. Horne Sr. (11-23-2016)

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/kansascity/obituary.aspx?n=roger-gerald-horne&pid=182795010&fhid=9312


Don Hamilton (8-10-2016)

Central States


John Merten Pettey (8-11-2016)

Manager, Jalapeño’s and other teams


James J. Givan (6-24-2015)

Original member, KC Naturals


John Husteds (4-07-2015)

Monday & Saturday Draft Leagues


Fred Purvis (10-2014)

KC Masters


Kathi McNerney (9-15-2014)

Better With Age


Mark Eichenlaub (8-20-2014)

CSI; AWOL


Thomas E. Carter (7-16-2014)

KC Thunder; ROC; KC Athletics; Renegades


Gary L. Sloan (6-28-2014)

Manager WOV; Numerous Other Teams


Lance Eric Carlson (6-26-2014)

China Toms; KC Thunder


Eugene L. Payton (5-8-2014)

Charter Member, KC Metro 50+ Senior Softball


Milton H. “Uncle Miltie” Rush (4-28-2014)

Antiques


Henry “Hank” Hampton (2-18-2014)

Manager, Just Friends


Catherine Diane Lipps (1-29-2014)

Wild Things


John “J.R.” Richarson (1-21-2014)

KC 60’s and 65’s


George J. Gutknecht (12-2-2013)

Saturday Draft; Blue Heat


Rickey Rayford (10-21-2013)

55+ Monarchs; KC Bruinz; Blue Heat


Harry Clifford (9-14-2013)

Charter Member, KC Metro 50+ Senior Softball

Ageless Wonders; Antiques; AnsaRing; Classics; POP


Terry E. Trackwell (6-11-2013)

KC 60’s


Wesley B. Weddle (3-26-2013)

Founder and President Emeritus, KC Metro 50+ Senior Softball

Senior Softball Hall of Fame


Zachary Jay Weddle (10-28-2012)

Ancient Mariners


Robert W. Coakley (10-6-2012)

Assorted Senior Teams


Kenny Middleton  (7-11-2012)

ROC; Angels


Michael E. Fisher, Sr.  (5-26-2012)

M&V; Just Friends; KC Bruinz


Glennon James Jennewein  (4-10-2012)

Time Machine


Santo DiMaggio  (2-18-2012)

AAA Linen; CSI; Don Bosco; Staurday Draft League


Phil Homeratha  (12-29-2011)

Midwest Driving; Lucky Chinese; China Tom’s; Knapheide


William J. Tobler, Jr.  (7-14-2011)

Manager, KC Antiques


Gary Scott Hinds  (10-11-2010)

Half Century; M&V; Central States; KC Classics; KC 65’s; Knapheide; Antiques


Gary Leon Sheppard  (8-28-2010)

Angels; Ancient Mariners; Monarchs; Twin Citiez Bruinz; KC Gents


Ronnie K. McClain  (8-27-2010)

Angels; Avengers; Fire


Alberta Byerly  (12-4-2009)

Manager, Blue Heat; CSI; 60+ Draft Team; Good Ole Boys


Ran Bengston  (6-29-2009)

AAA Linen; CSI; Teams 60; Manager 60+ Draft Team


Earl Ventura  (6-9-2009)

Antiques


Ralph Monaco  (5-7-2009)

AAA Linen; 70+ Tournament Team


Ray Hicks  (3-13-2009)

Goodtimers


David R. Stuckey  (3-4-2009)

Half Century; Relics; Just Friends; M&V


Jack Dennis Francis  (2-17-2009)

BankIV; Goodtimers; 65+ Draft Team


John Weston Brown  (1-28-2009)

Goodtimers; Knapheide; KC 65s; Antiques; et al


Franklin A. Hansen  (11-19-2008)

Boatmen’s Bank; 70+ Tournament Team (KC/ St Louis)


Donald “Donnie” Downs  (10-6-2008)

Goodtimers


Charles “Chung” Anderson  (6-25-2008)

North Star; AAA Linen


Robert King  (2-26-2008)

Cass County


Manual “Manny” Morris  (1-7-2008)

Founder and Manager, Half Century

Former KC Metro 50+ Board Member


Larry Byerly  (8-19-2007)

Super Seniors; CSI; Blue Heat; et al.

League Sportsmanship Award Established in his Honor


Richard “Dick” Souder  (5-12-2007)

Goodtimers; Old Crows

Instrumental in Establishing KC Metro 50+ League Website


James Allen Sweat  (5-9-2007)

Just Friends


Gerald “Ike” Isenhower  (5-7-2007)

Manager, Fit-4-Life; Central States Fitness; KC Thunder 65+; Blue Springs Ford; ISSCO; Price Chopper

Charter Member and KC Metro 50+ Board Member


Lee Goodpasture  (3-11-2007)

Golden Age; Heartland Hitters; 65+ and 70+ Tournament Teams


Claude “Chico” Carlocke  (1-9-2007)

M and V


Willie “Deabo” Hicks  (11-21-2006)

Manager, Showtime; Monarchs; KC Legacy


Kelly MacDougal  (8-27-2006)

CSI; Ancient Mariners


Dale Robinson  (4-29-2006)

Insurance Analysts


George Muehlbach  (11-7-2005)

Team 60; AAA Linen; Antiques


Darwin Landers  (8-12-2005)

Manager, All-Star Auto; Awards and T-Shirts; Boatmen’s Bank


Wally Miller  (7-31-2005)

Manager, Goodtimers; Awards

Charter Member KC Metro 50+ Softball


Frank Evans  (12-9-2004)

Cass County; Central States Fitness; Adams Group; Fit-4-Life


Tom Stolz  (7-2-2004)

Avengers; KC Masters


Ned Doughty  (3-29-2004)

Angels; Super Seniors; Kansas City 70’s


Carl Gangel  (2-15-2004)

AAA Linen


Richard Wilson  (3-12-2003)

All-Star Auto; AAA Linen; Joined Knapheide for 2003


David Joe Berry  (2-15-2002)

HPSI; POP; Ansa Ring


Charles W. Tucker  (2-1-2002)

KC North; North Star Sales; Goodtimers

Charter Member KC Metro 50+ Softball


Derold Boline  (12-2-2001)

KC Classics


Blaine Durmond Garrett Jr.  (8-21-2001)

All Star Auto Sales; KC Thunder; Hudco


Leo A. Riggs  (7-12-2001)

Inland Containers; HPSI; Ansa Ring


Charles J. Monaco  (7-11-2001)

AAA Linen


George Lee McKistry  (7-5-2000)

AAA Linen


Bobby J. Orell  (5-26-2000)

Rum Dums; Super Seniors; Awards and T-Shirts


Phil Kelso  (8-20-1999)

AAA Linen


Huffman Walker  (4-17-1998)

Timeless Ballplayers; Bank IV

Charter Member KC Metro 50+ Softball


Gilbert KcKee  (4-16-1998)

Cass County


Robert “Jack” Jackson  (12-15-1996)

Half Century;Manager, Super Seniors


Eugene Morrison  (1995)

Cass County


Norm Hodges  (5-1992)

Half Century


Stanley J. Hudson  (4-27-1992)

Half Century


Paul Underhill  (9-19-1991)

ISCCO Legends