Myrl Lloyd Sartain Age: 94, October 26, 1920 - August 23, 2015

SARTAIN, Myrl Lloyd was born October 26, 1920 in Howard County, Mo. and passed away August 22, 2015, at Diversicare in St. Joseph.

After serving in the navy during WWII, he went to Kansas City where he worked as a barber. Moving to St. Joseph in 1985, he was a member of Eastside Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Clara Patterson Sartain; by a great-grandson, Bobby Horton; his parents, Clarence and Annie Sartain; six brothers; and three sisters.

He is survived by a daughter, Patricia Horton, and husband Bob of St. Joseph; three sons, Don Sartain of St. Joseph, Aaron Sartain of Maysville, Mo., and Phillip Sartain, and wife Maralee of Pensacola, Fla.; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Tuesday, at the Rupp Funeral home.

The interment will be at the Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.

Online condolence and obituary at  As published in the St. Joseph News-Press, Tuesday Obituaries, August 25, 2015 12:00 am.

Obituary by Darlene Stallsworth - MCA Newsletter, September 2015.

MYRL L. SARTAIN, St. Joseph, Missouri, died August 23, 2015.  Myrl was born October 26, 1920 in Howard County, Missouri.  After serving in the Navy in WWII, he moved to Kansas City where he worked as a barber and played checkers with some of the Missouri players.  In 1985 he moved here to St. Joseph.  Services were held August 25 at Rupp Funeral Home in St. Joseph with interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri.

After he returned to St. Joseph, Myrl came to our home many times and played checkers with George.  He played in several tournaments here in St. Joe in 2009 - 2011.  This photo was taken when he became the Missouri GAYP Champion - June 20, 2009.

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