John Lyndell Madden

June 20, 1988December 3, 2018
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John Lyndell Madden, 30, Kansas City North, passed away December 3, 2018 at his home.

A Celebration of Life Service is 11:00 AM Monday, December 10th, with a visitation beginning at 10:00 AM, at the McGilley Antioch Chapel. In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to the Missouri Pit Bull Rescue or C You In The Major Leagues.

John was born June 20, 1988 in Kansas City, MO to Sydney Lyndell Madden and Theresa Marie Weaver. He was a 2006 graduate of Leavenworth High School and then attended K-State. John loved to draw and dreamed of being an architect. He loved golf, baseball, playing cards, music and his puppies. He was preceded in death by his father; his paternal grandparents, Sidney Lyndell Madden and Luella Madden; and his maternal step-grandfather, Charles Gundersheim.

John is survived by his mother, Theresa M. Weaver of Kansas City, MO; two brothers, Hayden A. Weaver and Derrick T. Weaver, both of Kansas City; maternal grandmother, Judy A. Gundersheim of Lambertville, NJ; maternal grandfather, Thomas A. Cole and wife, Deborah of Greer, SC; also, aunt and uncles, Traci Madden, Michael Madden, and Noah Madden, all of Kansas City, MO.


  • Theresa M. Weaver, Mother
  • Hayden A. Weaver, Brother
  • Derrick T. Weaver, Brother
  • Judy A. Gundersheim, Grandmother
  • Thomas A. Cole and wife, Deborah, Grandfather
  • Traci Madden, Aunt
  • Michael Madden, Uncle
  • Noah Madden, Uncle

  • Missouri Pit Bull Rescue
  • C You In The Major Leagues


  • Memorial Visitation Monday, December 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Monday, December 10, 2018

John Lyndell Madden

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Joanne Kane

December 12, 2018

Dear Teresa, Erik and family,
We were so sorry to learn about the passing of Teresa’s beloved son, John, last week. We only met him once but he made a lasting impression on us, so sweet and obviously basking in the love of his family. We can only imagine the shock of losing such a wonderful young man and our hearts and thoughts go out to you. We send our deepest sympathies your way.

As Emily Dickinson said so well.....
“In this short life
That lasts only an hour
How much-how little
Is in our power”

Joanne Kane and Don McFarland

Pat A.

December 10, 2018

To the family and friends of John, please accept my condolences for the passing of your dear loved one. looking at the pictures I could see that John was a happy person with a beautiful smile. I know words cannot express the pain and grief you may feel at this time, but know that others care. Most important God cares. He is described in his word the Bible as "the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials." (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) May he comfort you through caring friends, warm memories, and moments of peace.

Traci Madden

December 7, 2018

I have so many fond memories of my sweet nephew...all of them amazing. John was such a kind, sweet soul...when I think of him I think of love. His smile would light up the room. Unfortunately, he along with our family endured some painful moments and tragedy, but he always kept that bright, heartwarming smile. I am heartbroken that he is gone but I consider myself blessed to have had him in my life for the 30 years he was here. John was like a son to me, and these last few months I could really see his maturity and wisdom. He expressed the importance of family and forgiveness numerous times. John, I promise that I won't let you down. I love and miss you so much....

Bruce Spear

December 6, 2018

I had the pleasure of getting to know John over the last two years, & I am truly saddened to see such a nice guy go so soon. We only recently began hanging outside of work to play golf or watch Thursday night football, but in those moments, I could always tell John was happy just simply spending time with his friends. He was an excellent golfer, had a smile that brightened up the room (as we all know), & very giving. This is a very hard time for anyone who's life was touched by John's, but he showed us the power of a smile. Be happy for the life he lived & the positivity he sought to share. Rest in peace, John. You will be missed & remembered. First game of golf this season is for you, bud.

Scarlett Perez

December 6, 2018

John will be missed so much... His kindness, zest for life, and overall friendship with all of us. Loved working with you, John, and being your friend. I wish I could have spent more time with you in the last few years! Praying for all his friends and family, and so sorry I will be working and have to miss his celebration of life. So blessed and thankful to have known such an amazing guy. Rest in paradise my friend.