Donald Gilbert Sylvester

Donald Gilbert Sylvester, 83, Kansas City, MO passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at the VA Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.

Don was born Feb. 1, 1934 in Kansas City, MO. He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict. He worked in maintenance with the Southland Corp., retiring in 1993. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene. Don enjoyed going out and spending time with his friends. He was a kind soul, always willing to help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Edytha Sylvester. Survivors include his two daughters, Angie (Adam) Williams, Overland Park, KS and Shelly (Ian) Pierpoint, Merriam, KS; son, Drew Sylvester, Kansas City, MO; sister, Sharon Allen, Prescott, AZ; two brothers, Chuck Sylvester, Santa Clara, Utah and Larry Sylvester, Marion, IA; and seven grandchildren, Max,17, Emma, 15, Ava, 11, Evie, 6 Williams, and Willa, 7, Iris, 5, and Sylvie, Pierpoint.

Funeral Service and Burial

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 25 at the Amos Family Funeral Home; burial in the Leavenworth National Cemetery. Friends may call from 12-1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


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Posted in Kansas City Obituaries, Obituaries | on Thursday, Apr. 20th 2017 | 5 Comments »

5 Comments on “Donald Gilbert Sylvester”

  1. JIm Harrington Says:

    Sorry to hear this news. I always enjoyed talking with Don when I would see him. Semper Fi!

  2. Jackie Henry Says:

    So sorry for your loss! Sending hugs & prayers! Love, Jackie

  3. Doald Kline Says:

    He was very kind person

  4. Charles Sylvester Says:

    Donnie..We spent a lifetime together. Some of it in the same house as a family, and then there came a time when we went our separate ways. Sometimes minutes apart and sometimes days apart. But our love for each other never faltered. The last twenty years were great because we lived close enough that we were able to spend more time together. My kids just loved their Uncle Donnie. But we haven’t seen the last of each other. God has prepared a place for us and someday we will be together in that house with many rooms. I just hope that you can reserve me a room right next to yours. I Love You Brother.

  5. Lindsey Spencer Says:

    Don was the sweetest soul I had come to meet back in 2010. He has since then been one of my favorite people. Hearing of his passing broke my heart. He will be so very missed.

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