April 15, 2024

Elven Ray Stoddard, age 70, died September 23, 2016 at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, MO. He was born February 15, 1946 in Hugoton, KS, the son of Paul (Pete) and Julia (Edwards) Stoddard.

He graduated from Moscow High School in 1964.  

He worked for Halliburton, Rosel Well Service, Liberal Truck Service and owner/operator of Big E’s RV Center.

He was a member of the Liberal Elks Lodge BPOE #1947. He enjoyed camping, gardening, playing pool and watching the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs.

He married Guylene Downing on October 6, 1968 at Moscow, KS. She survives.

Survivors include
2 Daughters Stephanie Stoddard Overland Park, KS
Tracie Wright and husband David Olathe, KS
2 Grandchildren Cooper and Barrett Wright

1 Brother Kenneth Ragan and wife Cheryl Claremore, OK

2 Sisters Christine Suddeth Hugoton, KS
Opal Hall and husband George Hugoton, KS

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 Brothers Marvin Ragan and Jack Stoddard and 2 Sisters Mary Louise Glover and Katherine Ware.

Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 am Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Moscow Cemetery, Moscow, KS with Patty Lahey, presiding. There will be a reception following the Graveside Service at 11:00 am at the Moscow United Methodist Church.  

Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 pm Monday, September 26, 2016 at Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. 2nd, Liberal, KS with the family present to greet friends. 

Memorial contributions may be sent In Memory of Elven Stoddard to the Kansas City Hospice, 1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City. MO 64114-9937 or Donate Online at kchospice.org.