Charles Richard Utter

October 6, 1930November 16, 2020

Charles R. Utter, 90, Kansas City, passed away November 16, 2020 at NorthCare Hospice House, North Kansas City, MO.

Memorial services are 1:00 PM Friday, November 27th at the McGilley Antioch Chapel, where a visitation will begin at 12:00 PM. Inurnment will follow at 3:30 PM in the Agency Cemetery, Agency, MO. Contributions are suggested to NorthCare Team of Kansas City Hospice or Agency Cemetery.

Charles was born October 6, 1930 in St. Joseph, MO to Claude M. and Amy (Smith) Utter. He grew up in St. Joseph and moved to Kansas City. After high school he joined the U.S. Navy and following settled his family in Kansas City. In 1951 he married Phyllis Brown. Charles worked in trailer brake sales for a Luthy-Emmons Corp and eventually retired from Haldex Midland Co.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Phyllis; children, Rosyln K. Utter, Rhonda Lee Utter, and Charles R Utter, Jr.; brother, Raymond Utter, Sr. and a sister, Saramae Brinton.

Survivors include his daughter, Roxanne Lovelace; grandchildren, Eric M. (Nichole) Park; great grandchildren, Samantha Park and Eric Park, Jr.; grandchildren, Jamison Utter, Jennifer Utter, and great-grandson, Tristen Utter; and cherished family members including sister-in-law, Jean Powers Utter and her children and grandchildren.


  • Roxanne Lovelace, Daughter
  • Eric M. (Nichole) Park, Grandson
  • Samantha Park, Great Granddaughter
  • Eric Park, Jr., Great Grandson
  • Jamison Utter, Grandchild
  • Jennifer Utter, Grandchild
  • Tristen Utter, Great-grandson
  • Jean Powers Utter and her children and grandchildren, Sister-in-law
  • Phyllis Utter (Deceased), Wife
  • Rosyln K. Utter (Deceased), Daughter
  • Rhonda Lee Utter (Deceased), Daughter
  • Charles R. Utter, Jr. (Deceased), Son
  • Raymond Utter, Sr. (Deceased), Brother
  • Saramae Brinton (Deceased), Sister

  • NorthCare Team of Kansas City Hospice
  • Agency Cemetery


  • Visitation

    Friday, November 27, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Friday, November 27, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, November 27, 2020


Charles Richard Utter

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Nichole Park

November 23, 2020

We sure used to love taking Papa and Granny our to the steakhouse. Those were the good old days!