Sonny Eugene Stribling, 72, of Greentop, Missouri passed away July 7, 2018 just minutes before his birthday. He was born on July 8. 1945 in Kirksville, Missouri, the son of Fred and Violet Mini Riley.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one son, Steve Stribling; one sister, Martha Walters.
Sonny is survived by his children, Beth Manly and husband Wayne of Clark, Missouri, Daniel Stribling of Kirksville, Missouri, Rebecca and husband Chad Troy of Versailles, Missouri, James Stribling of Kahoka, Missouri; five grandchildren, Isaac, Jamael, Maliyah, Chad, Grayson; one brother, Mark (Pat) Stribling of Yarrow, Missouri; one sister, Virginia Lancaster of La Plata, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.
Sonny was a friendly and talkative guy who loved to help others. Spending most of his life in Northeast Missouri, he loved to hunt and fish. He loved taking his children on camping trips and to the lake. He was also an avid gun collector and enjoyed reloading his own shells. Sonny mostly enjoyed his years driving the oats bus.
Sonny’s wishes were for cremation by water and services provided by A Simplified Funeral Solution
A family interment will take place at the Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
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