Kyle Weston Almeida 1984 - 2007 Warrensburg
Warrensburg, Mo. - Funeral services for Kyle Weston Almeida, 23, Warrensburg, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church of Warrensburg with the Rev. Alex Wales officiating. Mr. Almeida died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2007, from an automobile wreck in Lawrence, Kan.He was born Jan. 1, 1984, in Limestone, Maine, the son of Rich and Liz Montano Almeida. He graduated from Warrensburg High School in 2002 and attended Baker University, where he played on the 2002-2003 soccer team. He was a junior in the School of Architecture and Urban Design at Kansas University. Mr. Almeida worked part time as barback and doorman at the Jet Lag Lounge and worked for KU Recycling, both in Lawrence. He was a key member of the 2000 Maryland State Champion Soccer Team U-16 Division. He enjoyed jousting with his mother and sister, fishing with his father and uncles, and playing or watching soccer. Survivors include his parents, of Warrensburg; a sister, Haley Almeida, Savannah, Ga.; paternal grandmother, Teddy Almeida, Jacksonville, Fla.; maternal grandmother, Mary Montano, Albuquerque, N.M.; three aunts, Pat McDaniel and Becky Montano, both of Albuquerque, and Claudia Boyd, Adairsville, Ga.; and three uncles, Leroy Montano, San Diego, Jim Paglialungo, West Palm Beach, Fla., and Marvin Walker and wife Tracey, Shalimar, Fla.He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Richard Almeida and Pat Montano; an aunt, Charlotte Almeida; and a great-aunt, Emma Garcia.The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg.Pallbearers are Ryan Almeida, Wyeth Atchison, Russell Bloom, Jim Paglialungo, Aaron Swaggerty and Marvin Walker.The family has suggests memorials to the Kyle Almeida Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 617 N. Maguire St., Warrensburg, MO 64093.