Orville “June” Ives, Jr., age 84, passed away on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at his home in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on June 3, 1934 in Belgrade, Missouri, the son of Orville Osco Sr. and Lottie Jenkins Ives. A resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1955 moving from Belgrade, Missouri, he worked for VanAntwerp Clothing from the early 1960’s until the mid 1970’s. He then worked for KN Energy until his retirement in 1997.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Scott City, Kansas. Orville was US Marine Corp Veteran. He also was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan as well as a Scott City Beavers fan and loved to play cards and games with his family.
On July 15, 1956 he married Betty J. Specht in Scott City, Kansas. She passed away on July 8, 2004 in Wichita, Kansas.
Survivors include his One Daughter - Cynthia & Brian Appel of Scott City, Kansas, Two Sons - Terry & Brenda Ives of Wichita, Kansas, Michael Ives of Overland Park, Kansas, Four Sisters - Betty Wineburner of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Shirley & Gayle Sadler of Belgrade, Missouri, Phyllis Warden of Potosi, Missouri, Miriam Sumpter of Belgrade, Missouri, Five Grandchildren - Phillip Appel of Wichita, Kansas, Aaron Appel of Wichita, Kansas, Rachel Ives of Garden City, Kansas, Mark Irvin of St. Louis, Missouri, Michelle & Ryan Forsee of Italy, and Two Great Grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the First Baptist Church in Scott City, Kansas with Rev. Kyle Evans presiding.
Burial will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
Memorials in Lieu of Flowers may be made to the Scott County EMT’s in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday and 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.