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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
William Bandy

Ed Bandy

Sunday, September 5th, 1943 - Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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William Edward “Ed” Bandy III, age 75, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. Mr. Bandy, son of the late William Edward and Ethel (Bellum) Bandy Jr. was born on September 5, 1943 in Neosho, MO. Ed grew up and received his education in Neosho. He was the owner and operator of Bandy Motors in Neosho and was the previous owner of Valley Auto Auction and the Sinclair Station in Joplin. In 1987 he met Earlene Olds and together they enjoyed time spent watching Nascar, traveling, and traveling to various casinos where Ed was an avid poker player.

Survivors include his significant other Earlene Olds, of Joplin; one daughter, Stacy Bevan, and her husband, Tripper, of O’Fallon, MO; two grandchildren, Peri Bevan and Reece Bevan, both of O’Fallon, MO; one brother, John Bandy, and his wife, Sandy, of Joplin; three step-sons, Gary Hood, of Tulsa, Richard and Shane Olds, both of Joplin; one step-grandson, Cash Olds, of Joplin.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 2:00pm at the Mason-Woodard Mortuary in Joplin with burial to follow at the Osborne Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 28th from 6:00pm till 7:00pm at the mortuary.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, MO 64801
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  • Service

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 2:00pm
    Mason-Woodard Mortuary and Chapel
    3701 E. 7th Street
    Joplin, MO 64801
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  • Interment

    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019 |
    Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
    Osborne Memorial Park Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Joplin, Missouri 64804
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Billie Bull

Posted at 01:27pm
Earlene, John and family, we were saddened to learn of Ed's passing. Our deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort for you during this most difficult time.
Dick Daniels & Billie Bull, Aalco Auto Sales

Bob and Tanya Briggs, and the Law Offices of Sotta

Posted at 10:52am
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H Eubanks

Posted at 11:29am
Today, I learned that your family is mourning the loss of Ed. Please accept my condolences and be assured that almighty God is certainly aware of your painful feelings. May God comfort and sustain you to get through this day and others to come (Isa 41:13). Wishing your family all the best at this most difficult period.

Jack G Spurlin

Posted at 08:30am
Really going to miss Ed he was a great guy. Got to know him really well playing poker with him in our 7:00 Thursday morning group. Rest In Peace good buddy.
Dr. Jack and Brenda Spurlin

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