In Memory

Lee Nutting

Lee Nutting | 1955 - 2016 | Obituary

Nutting, Lee


Lee Nutting

Born: October 20, 1955


December 19, 2016


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Howard Leroy “Lee” Nutting, entered this world on October 20, 1955, the son of Clyde and Jane (Cox) Nutting, in El Dorado, Kansas.  He departed this life on December 19, 2016, at his home in rural McDonald County Missouri, at the age of 61 years.  


He spent his childhood in several different towns including Great Bend, Kansas, where he attended most of his grade school years into high school moving to Bogue, Kansas in 1973 and graduating from Bogue High School in 1974.  He followed in his father's footsteps working in the oilfields of Kansas and for Haliburton in Kansas and Cairo Egypt.  He married Kimberla Stephens March 12, 1983 and to this union two children were born, Stephanie and Marcus. They later divorced and Lee married Jane E. Massey on August 14, 1993.  In 1998, he and Jane moved to SW Missouri, where he worked for Moark and then Simmons in Southwest City, Missouri until May of 2016. 

Lee was a long-time member of the Masonic Lodge #281, Hill City, KS.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends. He always liked a good joke and even practical jokes played on him and on others by him.  He thoroughly enjoyed becoming a grandfather, spending time with them, teasing them, and being called "Grandad." 

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jerry and Jeffrey "Steve."

He is survived by his wife, Jane, of the home; daughter Stephanie Lang and husband, Tyson, of Hays, Kansas; son Marcus and wife, Morgan, of Cherokee, Kansas; five grandchildren, Gavin Nutting, Ganessa and Garrett Lang and Keyli and Raiden Nutting; sister Pam Beckman and husband, John, of rural Miami, Oklahoma; brother Terry of Anderson, Missouri; uncle Bobby Ramsey and wife, Kay, of Lamar, Missouri; aunt Dorothy Nutting of Seneca, Missouri; loving nieces, nephews, and cousins, as well as other family members and good friends.


Funeral services for Mr. Nutting are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 27, 2016, in the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Homes with Bro. Jared Proctor officiating.  The family will receive friends on Tuesday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at the Wildhorse Cemetery in Bogue, Kansas.  Memorials are being directed to the Hill City Masonic Lodge #281 and contributions may be left at the funeral home. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through our website,  Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson, Missouri.