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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gerald E. 'J.R.' Honaker Jr. 1980 - 2005

A celebration of life for Gerald E. "J.R." Honaker, Jr., 25, Independence, Mo., will be from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Maceli's in Lawrence.Mr. Honaker died Saturday, June 4, 2005, in Independence.He was born March 19, 1980, in Shawnee, the son of Sara "Bobbie" Hardeman. He graduated from Lawrence Alternative High School in 1999.Mr. Honaker was employed as an assistant superintendent of grounds at Rockwood Golf Course in Independence, Mo.Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Sara "Bobbie" Hardeman and Richard Hunt, Lawrence; his fiance, Summer Raney; Independence, Mo.; a son Chaz E., Independence, Mo.; two step-sisters, Rachel and Rachelle Moeding, both of Lawrence; and a step-brother Brian Moeding, Lawrence.A brother, Nathaniel Ryan Honaker, died June 28, 2004. The family suggests memorials to the Chaz E. Honaker Educational Fund, sent in care of US Bank, 3640 S. Nolan Road, Independence, MO 64055.Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Olathe Chapel is in charge of arrangements.