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.

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Loyd Lee Gruver, age 78, of Lamar, Missouri passed away July 19, 2019, at his home.
Loyd was born May 30, 1941 in Lamar, MO to Albert Franklin Gruver and Veda Maxine (Eberting) Gruver.  He served in the US Navy from 1958 to 1961. On December 14, 1970, Loyd married Roza Mary Carmichael in Dallas, TX.
Loyd was a farmer from 1974 to 1989, retired as an over the road truck driver in 2002 and provided transportation for the Amish from 2012 to 2016, and was a member of Full Gospel Tabernacle.

Survivors include his wife Roza, of the home; a son Clayton "Scott" Springfield, Springfield, MO; three daughters, Debra Kay (David) Robinson, Hico, TX, Mary Gene Holder, Jerico Springs, MO, and Lottie (Jeff) Creasy, Columbia, MO; a brother, Darrell Allen (Denise) Gruver, Racine, MO; two sisters, Linda Jacoby, Pleasant Valley, MO and Sharon Perry, Holt, MO; a sister-in-law Susan Gruver, Lamar, MO; nine grandchildren, Quinton (Gaby) Robinson, Marble Falls, TX, C.J. (Liz) Robinson, Austin, TX, Kyle (Jamie) Holder, Jerico Springs, MO, Sam, Ben, Abe, and Max Creasy, Columbia, MO, Crystal (Cody) Manning, Bolivar, MO and Jessica (Caleb) Lawler, Springfield, MO; six great grandchildren, Logan, Morgan and Lucian Robinson, Marble Falls, TX, Jace, Josie Dawn and Jaycie Mae Holder, Jerico Springs, MO.

Preceding Loyd in death were his father and step-mother Albert and Pollyanna Gruver, his mother, Veda Shatz, a sister, Carol Lynn Gruver, a brother Gerald Gruver; and a sister-in-law Beth Gruver.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, July 22, 2019 at Full Gospel Tabernacle with burial to follow in Howell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time at the church



#4 Jericho Springs mo.Patty McCrery 2019-07-22 22:34
So sorry for your loss. He was a very dear friend of ours. He was a great neighbor. We will miss him very much. Prayers for Rosa and the rest of the family.
#3 Chesnutridge moBrenda Guilliams 2019-07-22 17:21
My heart and prayers go out to the family with my deepest sympathy!
#2 Villa Ridge, MissouriJuanita Beckman 2019-07-22 16:03
A man of epic integrity,and family; that will be very missed.
Juanita M Beckman
#1 El Dorado SpringsSusan Buckalew Ray 2019-07-22 15:55
Prayers for the entire family. Big,warm,tight,hugs to Roza Mary
AND Mary Gene,Scott,&Lottie...Some
of the best friends we had as kids
I'm sure Mom&Dad(Louis&Vickie Stuedle)
will be holding the gates of Heaven
open to welcome a wonderful friend HOME.

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