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.

Compton Andy

Andrew "Andy" Gene Compton, age 56, of Lamar, Missouri passed away August 20, 2019, as a result of a semi-truck accident.
Andy was born October 1, 1962 in Lamar, MO to Harold Gene and Nancy Marie (Fox) Compton. Andy graduated from Lamar High School in the class of 1981. He had attended MSSU, where he studied drafting. On March 28, 2008, He married Tereasa Denise Green in Joplin, MO.
Andy was a truck driver for Compton Farms, liked to tinker with stuff, including motors and lawn mowers. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, auto repair, and was a machinist.  In all he did, he was a perfectionist, but the thing he enjoyed the most was spending time with his grandkids and family.

Survivors include his wife Tereasa Compton; his daughter Autumn Grace Compton, of the home; his father Gene Compton, Lamar, MO; his mother, Nancy Bowman, Lamar, MO; two step-sons, Aaron Kukovich, Carthage, MO and Kevin Kukovich, Arma, KS; a step-daughter, Amber Seely, McCune, KS; three brothers, Joe (Kathy) Compton, Donna, TX, David (Becky) Compton, Joplin, MO, Jonathon (Laura) Compton, Indianapolis, IN; one sister, Janice (Jared) Jeffries, Lamar, MO; seven grandchildren, Dominic, Nevaeh, Levi, Natalie, Olive, Zeke and Penelope; and many nieces and nephews, as well as a large extended family.
Service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 26, 2019, at Daniel Funeral Home.  There will be a private family burial.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.  

Contributions are suggested and made payable to the donor’s choice, in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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#4 Ozark, MOBabette Elana Hosier 2019-08-27 22:17
I am so sorry for your loss Teresa.
#3 LamarMatt Griffitt 2019-08-26 03:01
Andy has a place in all of our hearts. I have no words to Express the hurt we all feel.
#2 Lamar, moCarolyn Stewart 2019-08-25 21:57
So sorry for your loss. I went to school with Andy and remember he was a nice boy and had a good laugh. Prayers.
#1 Lamar, MoBob and Janet Sitton 2019-08-24 15:52
Our sincere sympathy to all the family. Such a loss and far too young.

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