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Dan Albert Wilson

August 22, 1939 — May 15, 2024

Odessa, Missouri

Dan Albert Wilson, 84, of Odessa, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri, surrounded by his family. 


Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 S. 2nd St., Odessa, Missouri 64067, 816-633-5524.  A graveside service with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, 20109 Bus MO-13 Hwy, Higginsville, MO, 64037.  Memories of Dan and condolences for his family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.  


Dan was born on August 22, 1939, in Odessa, Missouri to John and Edna Mae (Stapleton) Wilson.  He graduated from Wellington High School in Wellington, MO.   Dan was a Veteran of the United States Army.  On September 1, 1962, he was united in marriage to Adela L. Hurst in Flippin, Arkansas.  She preceded him in death on May 19, 2018.  Dan worked as a mechanic for Allis-Chalmers before joining and retiring from the Heavy Construction Laborers, Local 663 in Kansas City, MO.  In addition to spending time with family and friends, Dan enjoyed working on small engines, fishing, deer hunting, bird watching, and just being outdoors.  


Dan is survived by his two children; a daughter, Aimee Batson and partner Shari Center of Overland Park, Kansas; and a son, Travis Wilson of Odessa, MO; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.    


Dan was preceded in death by his parents and wife.   



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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, May 21, 2024

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Central time)

Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home

306 South Second St., Odessa, MO 64076

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Graveside Service w/military honors

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Missouri State Veterans Cemetery

20109 Business Hwy 13, Higginsville, MO 64037

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