Steven Michael Purl


Steven Michael Purl, age 57, of Holden, MO, passed away on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, MO.

Steven was born February 29, 1960 to Flossie Purl in Kansas City, MO.  After high school, Steven went to work in the concrete business.  Later he owned and operated the Purl & Sons Foundation and Flatwork Company.

Survivors include his life partner and best friend of 42 years, Lisa Wood; two sons, Steven Andrew Purl, Chad Michael Purl; two grandsons, Andrew Metcalf and Bryan Purl; a granddaughter, Stevie Nichole Lackey; his father, Richard Mowell; and a brother, Alan Mowell.

Steven was preceded in death by his mother.

A memorial service will be conducted at 9:30 AM on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Carson-Speaks, 1501 Lexington Ave., Independence, MO.

Condolences may be left online at

  Memorial Service

March 10, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

Carson-Speaks, 1501 Lexington Ave., Independence, MO.

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