May 22, 2019

Earl Clayton Feldkamp, 78, of LaGrange, died May 13, 2019 peacefully at his home with family after a battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

Earl was born May 10, 1941 in LaGrange, MO. He was the son of Carl William and Dorothy Louise Ludwig Feldkamp. Earl married Joyce Jane Cary November 21, 1962 and to this union three daughters were born.

Earl worked at Moorman Mfg for 30 years and retired in 1994. He then went to work for Schaffer Farms for 10 years. Since Earl enjoyed working, he then went to work for Steven’s Electric and Richards Electric for a total of 10 years and retired in 2015. Earl enjoyed farming and assisted several farmers in the area with their harvest. Earl enjoyed traveling and seeing the sights on his Honda Goldwing. He worked hard and played hard. Everyone knew if the shed door was open it was play time.

Earl was a member and active in the LaGrange Lions Club for several years and enjoyed frying fish. He was on the Lewis Co Fair Board when the fair was moved to Lewistown and was instrumental in assisting in the building of the restrooms, assisted the sound man, mowed the grounds, and assisted with the security. Earl was a member of Canton Christian Church.

Survivors include three children, Beth (Kevin) Strange of Edina, MO, Alice (Steven) Smith of LaGrange, and Denise (significant other Paul Borrowman) Feldkamp of Lake Ozark, MO. Four grandchildren, Tiffany (Cody) Shannon of Quincy, IL, Hannah (Drew) Horner of Columbia, MO, Ryan Strange of Edina, MO, and Blake Smith of LaGrange, MO. Two great grandchildren, Raelyn Shannon and Nolan Shannon. Two brothers, Wayne (Mary) Feldkamp of LaGrange, MO, Lewis (Dianne) Feldkamp of Warrenton, MO and sister, Janet (Glen) Sittig of Parkville, MO. Brother in laws, Bob (Nancy) Cary of Canton, MO and George (Judy) Cary of Ottawa, IL. Sister in laws, Mary Ann (BJ) Thornburg of Fredericksburg, VA, Carol Cary of St. Louis, MO, Pat Feldkamp of Quincy, IL, Sharon Feldkamp of LaGrange, MO. Also, surviving are numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Earl was preceded in death by his parents. Three brothers, Paul Feldkamp, Donald Feldkamp, and Leon Feldkamp. One brother in law, John Cary, nephew Kevin Cary and special friend, Jay Doran.

Funeral services were held May 18, 2019. at the Davis Funeral Home in LaGrange with Rev. Steve Barker officiating. Visitation was held May 17, 2019 at the Davis Funeral Home in La Grange. Pallbearers: George Cary, Robert Deters, Greg Farr, Tim Grgurich, Kelly Logsdon, and Leroy Wolfmeyer. Honorary Pallbearers: Bob Cary, Mike Cottrell, Willie Gaus, Bob Kaiser, Lee Taylor, John Schaffer, Daniel Warning, and Doug Wilson.
Burial was in Mark’s Cemetery in La Grange.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be made to the Lewis Co Fair Association or to Hospice of Northeast Missouri

Online condolences may be left at www.davis-fh.com