Former swimmers express gratitude for Mr. Hamilton's 33-year high school coaching career at Hickman and Rock Bridge. Hamilton died last month.
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Mr. Sapp's family described him as a trailblazer in development who had a gift for envisioning how to build on the land.
The Ashland woman left a legacy of caring. "Because of that, everyone would come to our house to hang out," one son recalled.
"Once you were a part of his life, he wouldn't let you go"
Beulah Wilson's children remember her for saying yes to what needed to done and for welcoming people.
"Pretty much every thing, every story is because of his family, because he wanted to take care of us," Carol Crites said.
The former Missouri state ornithologist "made birding really accessible for people, no matter ... their level of experience."
Ed Lambeth, a former journalist and professor of journalism ethics, died May 2, 2020 at 87.
Ichiro Matsuda's childhood in Japan, education in the U.S. and running and teaching combined for a full life.
Everyone has a different tale to tell about Ronald Noel Sweet.
"He just really had this unerring love for being around people," said Bob's son Kim Humphreys.
"He was such a keen and wonderful observer of so many things," Jim Curley, Missouri Photo Workshop colleague, said.
Sims worked for the city of Columbia for 28 years.
Family and friends say Paul Wallace was dedicated to spreading peace and touching the lives of anyone he met.
"That was the big deal. He was a Tiger his whole life," Louis' son Randy Glauser said.
Professor Emeritus Rod Gelatt, who died Sunday, is remembered in the community as a teacher, an innovator and a friend.
He shared his passion for art through teaching.
The Moss family is planning to host a “Shindig for Cooper” to celebrate his life .