January 3, 1949-November 26, 2017
John S. Monroe, age 68 of Carl Junction, Mo., passed away on Sunday November 26, 2017, at freeman Hospital, following an illness.
John was born on January 3, 1949 in Parsons, Ks., the son of Richard S. and Gladys (Groom) Monroe. John married Thelma Joan Humphrey on August 16, 1980 in Lamar, Mo., together they raised two children. He worked as a delivery person for a coffee company and as a housekeeper for Freeman Hospital. He was a member of North Main Street Baptist Church.
John is survived by one son, Richard Monroe and wife Kayla, Blue Springs, Mo.; one daughter Stephanie Monroe, Carl Junction, Mo.; four grandchildren, Abigail Monroe, Logan Monroe, Kayden Monroe-Abeyta, and Danielle Monroe.
The family will have a private graveside service.
Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.