Lee Leland VanNote


Lee Leland VanNote, age 88, son of Lyle and Delma (Shryock) was born June 6, 1931 in Carsonville, Mo.  He passed away on July 17, 2019 at his home in Houston, Mo.
He spent his grade school years attending many rural grade schools such as, Bucyrus, Pine Ridge, Indian Creek, and White Rock and Houston High School. He received his GED while in the military serving in Hawaii.
He entered the United States Air Force at a young age and performed his duties in Korea and Viet Nam, retiring after 21 years with the rank of Master Sergeant. He returned to Houston to farm and was employed as Assistant City Police Chief for the Houston Police Department. He also served for 8 years as a Deputy Sheriff under Sheriff Dean Belshe with the Texas County Sheriff’s Department.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Linda Kay Williams; a brother, Donald Eugene VanNote; and his wife, Glenda (Mobley) VanNote.
He is survived by his children, Lyle Leslie VanNote and wife, Shirley; Chaney VanNote; Delma Geisler, and husband, Rick; sisters, Peggy; Margie; Mary Belle and Dorothy; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a stepdaughter, Robin Prewitt.
Lee loved fishing and being outdoors. He also loved biscuits and gravy and spending time visiting with friends.
A Memorial Visitation will be held Thursday July 25, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home. Per his wishes, he was cremated under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

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