Leslie Ferrell Vandevender

May 2, 1943 ~ September 12, 2022 (age 79)


Ferrell Vandevender, a 79 year old Spickard resident, passed away at 7:30 a.m., Monday, September 12, 2022 at his residence, where he was under hospice care.


Graveside services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Spickard Masonic Cemetery.  Open visitation will be from at 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m until 1:00 p.m. at Slater Neal Funeral Home of Trenton.  Memorial donations are suggested in lieu of flowers to the Spickard Masonic Cemetery and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.


Leslie Ferrell Vandevender was born May 2, 1943 in Ames, IA to Juddie Ferrell and Virginia Nell (Clemmens) Vandevender.   On April 6, 1969 he was united in marriage to Janice Kinnison in Trenton.  Ferrell worked for Carnation in Trenton for 13years and then as an over the road truck driver for many years.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping at Paho Lake.


Surviving relatives include his wife Janice of the home, sons Shelby Vandevender and wife Michelle of Trenton, Randy Kinnison and wife Tammy of Trenton and Ronnie Kinnison and wife Dana of Stover, MO, a sister Linda Gerard of Victor, IA, grandchildren: Brennon Vandevender and wife Samantha, Josh Kinnison, Amanda Bateman and husband Andrew, Zack Kinnison, Chelsea McClenning and husband Rob, and Blake Callen, and 8 great grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother Larry Vandevender.

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Graveside Service
September 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Spickard Masonic Cemetery

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