COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.


Donald Lee Moss, age 90, of Lamar, Missouri passed away May 21, 2019, at his home in Lamar, MO.
Don was born April 5, 1929 in Belton, MO to Dorrel Porter and Mable Pauline (Morris) Moss. After graduating from High School, he served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He attended what is now Pittsburg State University for three years and received certification in the electrical trades.  On March 08, 1956, Donald married Mildred L. Whitchurch in Lamar, MO.
Don worked in maintenance at Castelgate Inc. in Pittsburg, KS as well as other manufacturing facilities. He had also worked at Lawn Boy in Lamar and was part of the Barton County Bass Masters and also enjoyed hunting.

Survivors include a son Darrell (Cheri) Moss, Lamar, MO; three daughters Linda (Leon) Bishop, Lockwood, MO, Karen (Hank) Gioia, Kansas City, MO, Earline (Vern) Hart, Mulberry, KS; 11 grandchildren, Kent (Kristen) Bishop, Jared (Lela) Bishop, Tara (Phil) Williams, Jon (Ali) Bishop, Jenna (Paul) Folbre, Chelsea (Justin) Dighero, Terri (Chuck) Green, Jill Willoughby, Justin, (Liz) Hart, Jeff Horton, Tiffany (James) Bowden; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Preceding Don in death were his parents, his wife Mildred in 2000, a daughter, Teresa Dickinson, a great-grandson, Jeremy Willoughby, and a brother, Lyle Moss.
Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m, Wednesday, May 29 2019 at Daniel Funeral Home with burial to follow in Morehead Cemetery.

Contributions are suggested and made payable to Morehead Cemetery in care of Daniel Funeral Home.


#1 Lamar, MOKent Harris 2019-05-27 02:58
I knew Don and always saw him working. Think he enjoyed work and benefitted from it all his life.
Know his son Darrel and daughter Linda well and hope The LORD will comfort you and all your families during this tough time.



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