LeRoy Francis Brungardt

LeRoy Francis Brungardt, 76, Independence, Mo., died Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

He was born Oct. 4, 1936, in Gorham and grew up in Victoria.

He was a driver for Pepsi, Hardees, Anheuser Busch, Centropolis, and Ruan.

Survivors include his wife, Janet; three sons, Mike, Melvin Lewis, and Jim; two daughters, Teri and Brenda; two brothers, Vitis Brungardt, Hays, and Hubert Brungardt, Dodge City; three sisters, Marie Orth, McPherson, Teckla Baker, Hays, and Laura Podsednick, Fort Worth, Texas; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son, William.

Services were April 20 in Oak Ridge Memory Gardens, Independence.