Dennis James McGonigle, 63, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away with family by his side on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. He was born December 7, 1959 to Jim and Sue (Riley) in Independence, MO.
Dennis was united in marriage to Darla Sue Lanpher on February 18, 1983, in Independence, MO. He spent many years working as a manager for the Quick Trip Corporation.
Dennis was a very kind and unique individual that had an ornery streak to him. He was definitely a one-of-a-kind. He loved Camping, Hunting, Fishing and spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed helping everyone and never knew a stranger. His “Mistress”, a 1966 sky blue Dodge Charger and his dog, Ms. Beasley, brought a lot of joy to Dennis’ life. For over a decade, he coached Little League Baseball here in Blue Springs. He also enjoyed watching old westerns and loved the KC Chiefs.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Darla McGonigle of Blue Springs, MO; two sons, David McGonigle and his wife Katrina of Independence, MO and Daniel McGonigle and his wife Sarah of Grain Valley; two grandchildren, Lykan Crow McGonigle and Noa Christine McGonigle; six siblings, Don McGonigle of Sugar Creek, Shelly McGonigle of Independence, MO, Greg McGonigle of Sugar Creek, MO, Jeff McGonigle and his wife Wanda of Independence, MO, Denise Hanson and her husband Jeff of Independence, MO and Barbara McGonigle of Independence, MO. Dennis was preceded in death by his parents
A celebration of Dennis’ life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 16th, 2023 at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. The family will receive friends and family from 12:30–2:00 p.m. Memorial Service will begin at 2:00 p.m. Family and friends are invited to the McGonigle residence, immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family of Dennis James McGonigle asks that you consider a donation to defray the cost of funeral expenses. Contributions of any amount are appreciated. Please continue keeping Dennis James McGonigle’s family in your thoughts throughout this challenging time. Click here to donate. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Memories of Dennis and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com