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Chris Clarence Thatcher, 90, of Independence, Missouri, passed away on August 19, 2019. A visitation will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2019, 11:00 A.M. -12:30 PM at the Gospel Assembly Church, 9600 47th St. Kansas City, Missouri 64133. A funeral service will follow at 12:30 P.M. with burial at Brooking Cemetery in Raytown, Missouri. In lieu of flowers; memorial contributions may be made at Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk To End Alzheimers web link.
Mr. Thatcher was born on September 26, 1928 to Chriss and Henrettia Thatcher in Kansas City, Missouri. Chris was a member of the Gospel Assembly Church since 1960, founder of Bankers Security in 1981, a Kansas City Shriner, and was proud to serve his country as a private in the Armed Division at Fort Knox, Kentucky in the Army. He will be remembered for his imaginative, mechanical mind for creating tools to make work more efficient.
Chris was preceded in death by: his wife, Alice Thatcher; parents, Chriss Thatcher and Henrettia Hagan Thatcher; sisters, Stella Sutton, Betty Shaefer, Bonnie Hatfield, Edna Sumner, Millie Bungart and Helen Hare.
Survivors include: his son, Mark Allen Thatcher, Sr.; grandson & granddaughter in law, Mark Allen and Ashlee Nicole Thatcher: granddaughter and grandson in law, Jennifer and Leif Stephens; great grandchildren, Koda Mae and Eland Stephens, with another great grandchild on the way.