Stephen Van Slyke

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Stephen Van Slyke

February 08, 1947 - November 02, 2018

Stephen Van Slyke Stephen Howard Van Slyke, age 71, of Webb City, Mo., passed away on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Mo. Mr. Van Slyke was born on February 8, 1947, in Joplin, to the late Howard and Norma (Thornberry) Van Slyke.
On June 6, 1968 he was united in marriage to Mildred Wilson, in Webb City.
Stephen was employed by The Joplin Globe for 16 years as a foreman in the mail room. He owned and operated C&V Classic Restoration for 35 years. He loved to restore classic cars and enjoyed woodworking as a hobby.
Stephen is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mildred Van Slyke, of Webb City; one daughter, Shelly Muncy and her husband, Don, of Lamar, Mo.; one brother, Bruce Van Slyke, of Webb City; two grandchildren, Kalli Hutson and husband, Joshua, of Lamar, and Braxtyn Muncy, of Lamar. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Alicia Van Slyke; and one sister-in-law, Catherine Van Slyke.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 7, at 10 a.m. at Mason-Woodard Chapel, in Joplin. Burial will be at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 6, from 6 until 7 p.m. at the Mason-Woodard Chapel, in Joplin.
Published on November 4, 2018
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