Eamiel W. “Sonny” Gerber

Eamiel W. “Sonny” Gerber, 87, Kansas City, KS passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at the Providence Med. Ctr., Kansas City, KS.  

Sonny was born Nov. 18, 1933 in Kansas City, KS to Arnold and Gladys (Stoner) Gerber. He was a 1951 graduate of Turner High School. On March 25, 1953, Sonny married Gloria Jean Howard in Kansas City, KS He was a veteran of the US Army during the Korean War.

Sonny started working with his grandfather at Gerber Moving and Storage a family owned business. Sonny had other jobs including the American Can Co.  and Sambol Meat Packing Co. Later he went into business partnership with his brother’s at Gerber Moving and Storage. Following retirement from the family business he owned and operated his own business driving a dump truck and finally was a bus driver, for 13 years, for the Turner School District.

Sonny was preceded death by his wife, Gloria, on July 21, 2012 and three sisters, Patricia Carver, Beverly Burke and Janice Burke. Survivors include his two sons, Jim Gerber and Jeff Gerber; daughter, Julie Gerber; two brothers, Ronnie Gerber and Bill Gerber; sister, Pam Gerber; and four grandchildren, Amanda, Alyssa, Alexa and Jackson Gerber.

Funeral Service and Visitation

Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29 at the Amos Family Funeral Home; entombment in the Resurrection Cemetery Mausoleum. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. CDC guidelines will be followed.  The funeral service will be live streamed and can be viewed by clicking here.

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8 Comments on “Eamiel W. “Sonny” Gerber”

  1. Melba Gerber Says:

    So sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather! Have a lot of great memories of Sunny when he was younger, didn’t see him much in the later years but know he had a lot of years to enjoy his grandchildren!
    Praying for your family God bless

  2. Debra Donnelly Says:

    So Sorry for the loss of your father. I had not seen him in years but I knew him before his children were born. He was uncle Sonny. I only have good memories of him. I know you will all miss him and loved him. Rest in Peace Uncle Sonny.

  3. Laura Smith Says:

    Praying for your family at this time of great sorrow.

  4. james webb Says:

    So sorry to here of his passing he was kind man. Toughts and Prayers for the family.

  5. Wm Smith Says:

    ” Sunny ” Was a dear friend and School mate. Spent a lot of time in, and working on his old Ford. He was a great man.

  6. Ann Dupont Says:

    Jeff so sorry to read of your dad’s passing.You and the family are in my prayers.

  7. Nancy Webb Says:

    So very sorry. I will miss Sonny he was a good friend and neighbor. Prayers for the family.

  8. Georgia Schaper Says:

    Sonny was a classmate at Turner High and we, as a group, had a lot of fun times together. Also, after he and Gloria were married, had a lot of fun card parties together. Gloria had quite the sense of humor.

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