• Bradley Van Mantooth

    8 May 2019

  • Sedan – Bradley Van Mantooth, age 71, of Caney, Kansas passed away, Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.

    Brad was born April 15, 1948 in Long Beach, California to Hugh B. Mantooth and June L. (McAfee) Mantooth.  He lived in Oceanside, California until he was fifteen when his family moved to Caney.  He graduated from Caney Valley High School in the class of 1966.  After high school he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served until he was honorably discharged.  He also received a diploma from Coffeyville Community College.

    On June 30, 1977 he married Lisa Marie Moreland in Caney, Kansas.  They lived in Caney and Havana Lake for the last few years.  Brad worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Sherwood Construction for 20 years before he retired.

    Brad was a proud member of the Havana Country Club; he enjoyed fishing and hunting; he collected knives and guns; he adored his kids and grandkids.

    Brad is survived by the Love of his Life of 42 years, Lisa Mantooth of Havana Lake; two daughters, Chelsy Kirchner and husband Larry of Caney, Kansas and Shelby Jackson and husband Jacob also of Caney, Kansas; his mother, June Mantooth of Caney, Kansas; three brothers, Brooks Mantooth of Havana, Kansas, Brent Mantooth of California, and Bunny Mantooth of Dewey, Oklahoma; two sisters, Lana Thompson of Colorado and Lisa Shively of Olathe, Kansas; 7 grandkids, Trinity, Ace, Beau, Bree, Maci Kirchner of Caney, Kansas and Farrah and Knile Jackson of Caney, Kansas; also survived by many friends and family.

    He was preceded in death by his Father, Hugh Mantooth.

    Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cornerstone Church in Caney with Tony Hurd officiating.  The family will have a dinner before the service at 5:30 p.m.  Cremation has taken place and a private family inurnment will be held at a later date.

     

  • 7 comments

    Brad was always telling funny stories or bragging about his wife, daughters and grandkids. He and Lisa had a very special Love for each other. I will miss you but will always have good memories.

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    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you a d your family

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    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you a d your family

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    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. May you be comforted by many, many wonderful, warm and funny memories.

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    My deepest condolences to Lisa and the entire family. Brad was a classmate and really great friend. You are all in our thoughts, hearts, and prayers.

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    He was the best friend, brother in law and uncle anyone could ever want. Brad teach Charley how to walk on the bottom of clouds in heaven.

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    Brad was a great friend and great guy. I was very saddened to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you Lisa and the entire family. RIP my friend.

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