Frederick ‘Fred’ Waldron

Fred Waldron, 85, Lee’s Summit, Mo passed away July 29, 2016 at home. A visitation will be held from 6-7 pm followed by a service at 7 pm on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016 at Heartland, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Mo 64133. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions should be made to The American Cancer Society or International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation, 6144 Clark Center Ave., Sarasota, FL 34238.

Frederick Waldron was born March 9, 1931 in Tarkio, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents Wilbur and Pearl Waldron, brother Warren Waldron, sisters Mary Monson and Ruth Hartstack.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years Karen, children; Mike (Rebecca) Waldron of Kansas City, Mo, Kevin (Jackie) Waldron of Olathe, KS, Jason (Kimberly) Gober of Kansas City, Mo and Amy Gober of Pleasant Hill, Mo, 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

He was a marketing manager for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for 31 years, and he served honorably in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and spending time golfing, hunting and bowling.


  1. Helen Miller on July 31, 2016 at 9:52 am

    Sorry for your loss. Fred was always a friendly and kind person to work with.
    Helen Miller

  2. Diana Dingwerth on July 31, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    Karen so sorry to hear about Fred! Also sorry we lost contact for so many years! Condolences to you and your family! Love, Diana & Dan

  3. Patricia Barker on August 1, 2016 at 10:32 am

    Karen,children and grandchildren
    My prayers are with you all.

  4. Dottie Engle on August 1, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Karen, so sorry for your loss. We’re keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Kimberly Robniett on August 1, 2016 at 8:44 pm

    Kevin, we at TREKK are very sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. Bill and Brenda Burras on August 2, 2016 at 11:13 am

    Karen, we were so sorry to learn of Fred’s passing. We will miss chatting with him to and from the mailbox. He seemed such a kind and gentle man who, I’m sure, will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

  7. Ellen & Ron Gray on August 2, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    Karen, we are so very sorry Fred has passed. Such a wonderful smile and his love for you so obvious.

  8. Susan Dudley on August 3, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Karen and family, I am so sorry for your loss. He will be remembered by many of his Bell family and welcomed in Heaven by those who went before him. I hope your memories give you comfort during this sad time.
    Susan Dudley

  9. Eloise & Keith Christie on August 4, 2016 at 7:51 am

    Our sympathy to you & your family. We recall enjoying visiting with Fred at our reunion in 2014.

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