Mr. Jerald Wayne Stark

April 4, 1949November 5, 2018

Jerald Wayne Stark, 69, born April 4, 1949 in Big Spring, TX, died November 5, 2018 in Independence, MO, the city where he grew up and lived most of his life.

Jerald proudly served as a Corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and was recognized for his service receiving many commendations along with the Purple Heart.

He believed education was a life-long pursuit and was a self-proclaimed “Jack of all Trades.” His passion for learning and entrepreneurial spirit lead him to pursue many careers and hobbies. He was a letter carrier for the Postal Service, substitute teacher, scuba diver instructor, and handyman to name a few.

He loved and cherished his family, with who he shared his life.

He leaves his wife Catherine, daughter Erin, and his granddaughters, Faith and Alana.

A “Military Honors Ceremony” will take place at Floral Hills Cemetery, Kansas City, MO, Saturday, November 17th at 11:00 a.m.


  • Niche Placement Service Saturday, November 17, 2018

Mr. Jerald Wayne Stark

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Catherine Stark

November 6, 2018

Faith's favorite picture of her grandparents!