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Howard McClaskey

March 14, 1926 - May 10, 2016

Burial Date: May 16, 2016

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs

Cemetery Hillcrest Cemetery

  • Visitation will be Noon-1p, Monday, May 16, 2016, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs.
  • Funeral will be at 1p, Monday May 16, 2016, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs.
  • Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs, MO.

Howard M. McClaskey, 90, of Excelsior Springs, MO, passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

Visitation for Mr. McClaskey will be Noon-1p, Monday, May 16, 2016, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs; the funeral will follow at 1p at the funeral home. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in Excelsior Springs, MO.

Howard was born on March 14, 1926, to Gathel and Mabel (Mitchell) McClaskey at Gallatin, MO. He married Dixie Myrick on June 9, 1956 in Leeds, MO. He has three children: daughter, Rita McCarty; and sons, Michael McClaskey and David McClaskey. Howard retired from Lithographing and was dedicated to a 12-step program.

Howard is preceded in death by his parents Gathel McClaskey and Mabel Bright; a brother, Jack McClaskey; and one grandson, Christopher McClaskey.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Dixie McClaskey of the home; daughter, Rita McCarty; sons, Michael McClaskey and David McClaskey; 6 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made in Howard’s name to the Crescent Lake Christian Center, 1250 St. Louis Ave, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024

**The family has asked that Howard’s obituary NOT be shared on Facebook. Thank you for respecting the family’s wishes.**

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