Arthur “Art” Donald Dorrell of Garden City, Missouri was born August 15, 1936 in Roscoe, Missouri the son of Maxwell and Maude Isabelle (McIntire) Dorrell. He departed this life on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri at the age of 82 years, 8 months and 2 days.
On April 12, 1974, Art was united in marriage to Beverly Maxine (Redpath) Shepard in Blue Springs, Missouri.
Art owned and operated Ar-Mac Hardware Store in Garden City, Missouri. He loved wood working, fishing and growing a vegetable garden. Art was a great dad and grandfather.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Dorrell on February 17, 2019; 3 brothers, Cecil, Jewell and Charlie Dorrell and a sister, Myrtle Baxter.
Art is survived by four children, Donis Solberg, Liberty, Missouri, Ronald E. Dorrell, Kansas City, Missouri, Sheila Carver and husband Ernest, Ft. Smith, Arkansas, Robert Shepard and wife Debra, Deepwater, Missouri; 8 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; a brother, Jerry Dorrell, Belton, Missouri; a sisters, Viola Cotter, Springfield, Missouri; other relatives and many friends.
Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, Missouri with inurnment in the Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Missouri immediately following the service.
Family received friends Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the funeral home.
Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.