Lehman, Joyce A. 1945-2019

Joyce Ann Lehman, 73, of the Fayetteville, Missouri community, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at Lees Summit Medical Center.

Joyce was born Oct. 8, 1945, at Vincennes, Indiana; daughter, of Donald M. Crouse Sr. and Olive Jean (Carmichael) Crouse.

She graduated from Bruceville High School at Bruceville, Indiana.

She was united in marriage to William Joseph Lehman July 2, 1966, at Bruceville. Due to Williams Air Force Career, the couple resided at numerous places across the country, as well as in Germany.

In 1979, they moved to the Warrensburg area. She was a licensed beautician at one time. Next, she was a cashier at the Whiteman Base Chow Hall.

Joyce eventually worked for several local plumbers before she and William started B & J Plumbing. She was an avid reader.

She enjoyed going camping and fishing with her husband. She enjoyed crafts, especially embroidery. With Joyce, family always came first.

Survivors include: her son, Christopher (Brenda) Lehman, of Warrensburg; daughter-in-law, Vilma Lehman, of Warrensburg; brother, Donald (Cindy) Crouse Jr., of Bruceville; sister, Shelley Detty, of Warrensburg; five grandchildren, Kaycee Kirkbride, of Warrensburg; Ashley (Jonathon) Smith, of Independence, Missouri; Levi (Katie) Kirkbride of Warrensburg; Christopher Lehman Jr. of Warrensburg and Sadie Lehman, of Warrensburg; four great-grandchildren, Ashton, Brayden, Aiden and Nathan; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, William; son, Wil; two brothers, Michael Crouse; in infancy and Randy Crouse; and nephew, Rusty Crouse.

Graveside Service: will be Noon Wednesday, June 5, at the Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville.

Officiant: with Rev. Sid Tiller of Northside Christian Church officiating.

Casket bearers: will be Levi Kirkbride, Chris Hastings, Bobby Hastings, Tony Detty, Danny Howard and Tommy Fish.

The family will receive friends from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg.

Memorial Contributions: may be left to Wreaths Across America Higginsvile Chapter or Johnson Co. Cancer Foundation.

Online condolences may be left at www.williamsfuneralchapel.net. As published in the Daily Star Journal.

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