Steve  Mesplay


Steve Ray Mesplay, age 62, of Webb City, Mo., passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019, at his home. He was born, in Joplin, to William Mesplay and Patricia (Bates) Mesplay on March 19, 1956.
Steve graduated from Webb City High School, in the class of 1974, and graduated from Crowder College with an associate's degree in 1977. He played high school basketball and also college basketball, was an avid poker player, loved St. Louis Cardinals baseball, woodworking and most of all spending time with his family. He worked at Cardinal Scale and retired from there after 43 years.
Steve married Cindy (Smith) Mesplay on June 1, 2002. She survives him at home.
He is also survived by his son, Matt Mesplay and wife, Andrea, of Fort Worth, Texas; daughter, Michelle Mesplay, of Oklahoma; stepson, Nick Lowry and fiancé, Deidre McCloskey, of Tulsa, Okla.; brothers, Michael Mesplay and wife, Donna, of Galena, Kan., Rickey Richardson and wife, Cindi, of Webb City, Eddie Richardson, of Tampa, Fla.; a sister, Debbie Pfeiler and husband, Rick, of Kansas City, Kan.; and grandchildren, Madison, Anderson, Dawson, Layla, Ethan, Eden, Daughtry, Mason, and Easton. Steve was preceded in death by his parents, and his stepfather, Jack "Bever" Richardson.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 12, at Christ Church of Oronogo at 10 a.m. The family will be present for a visitation on Monday, February 11, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City. Burial will follow services at Carl Junction Cemetery.
Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City.
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Published on February 10, 2019
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2 posts

Calvin Divine ( Four State Scale Co. ) sold and retired.
Feb 15, 2019
Will be praying for the family, I had dealings with Steve thru Cardinal for several years and was treated very well and had a very good relationship with him and the company.
Tommy webb
Feb 10, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of the passing Steve my thoughts and prayers go out to the family