donations may be given to Adopt-An-Angel Program at St. Rose of Lima, 514 South Third St, DeSoto, MO 63020
Alvin D. Kitchell, age 77, of DeSoto, entered into eternal rest at Mercy Jefferson in Crystal City, MO on Friday, October 30, 2015. Alvin was born in Cantwell, MO on April 23, 1938 to the late Jim and Wilma (Womack) Kitchell. Al was retired from Chrysler where he was a Foreman and had served as a member of the US Army during the Korean War. He enjoyed playing music, was a great Bass player and was well known as The Silver Fox. He enjoyed telling jokes and going to the Casino.
Al is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Joyce (Schoelhamer) Kitchell of DeSoto, his wonderful daughters; Sherry (husband, Greg) Harned of Festus, Carla Gregory of Festus, Melissa (husband, Donnie) Sloss of DeSoto, and Rhonda (husband, Dan) Boyer of Festus, Grandchildren; Sarah Shoopman,Curtis Harned, Trisha (husband, Jimmy) Ruma,Jacob (wife, Holly)Gregory, Amanda (husband, JJ) Johnson,and Jared Gregory, Great-Grandchildren; Eli, Ella, Harper, Nevaeh & Nathan. Other surviving family members include; Sister-in-law, Mary (husband, Steve) Sansoucie of Old Mines, Brother-in-law, Kenneth (wife, Dot) Schoelhamer of Festus, Brother-in-law, Christopher (wife, Barb) Schoelhamer of Warrenton, and Brother-in-law, Dave Lunsford of Festus.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Granddaughter, Jessi Gregory, Great-Grandchildren; Amelia & Jesse Ruma, and brothers, Don Womack, Lindell and Curt Kitchell and sister-in-law, Thresa Lunsford.
Reverend Jim Owens will officiate the service.