LeRoy Sarver, 89, of Forsyth died Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at his residence. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 PM Sunday, March 8th in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 9:00 AM, Monday April 9th in the Dickens Cemetery, Taneyville.

LeRoy Leslie Sarver was born Monday, October 29, 1928 in Osbourne, KS to Roy Edward and Jennie Candus (Murphy) Sarver. He attended a one room school in Osbourne and the Osbourne County School. He then attended a local business college in KS. After school he worked as a farmer and moved to Iowa to continue farming. He moved to Omaha, NE where he became an over the road truck driver. He stayed in NE and became the owner of his own trucking firm. He was a truck driver for forty-five years. In 1977 he met Deloris Bryson. They were married July 19, 1977 in Ashland, NE. LeRoy retired from trucking in 1985. He and Deloris moved to Forsyth in 1991 only to return to NE where Deloris managed a HUD complex. After a couple of years, they missed the unhurried pace of life in Forsyth so they returned. Deloris died in 2014.

LeRoy was a hard worker that was goal oriented and very driven. He was very particular, meticulous and a little stubborn at times. He enjoyed fishing, remodeling houses and setting on the porch watching hummingbirds. He was a member of the Teamsters Union.

He is survived by two sons, Michael Sarver of Springfield, VA, Leslie Sarver and wife, Robin of Forsyth; two daughters, Garnet Gouge of La Vista, NE, Colleen Sarver of Bellevue, NE; two sisters, Donna and husband Kenneth of Great Bend, KS, Donita of Kansas City, KS; thirteen grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Deloris and first wife, Norma Sarver.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home, Forsyth, MO.

LeRoy L. Sarver
October 29, 1928 - April 4, 2018
15945 U.S. Hwy 160 ~ Forsyth, MO. 65653 ~ (417) 546-6250
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home