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Mason Ray McQuitty

Mason Ray McQuitty, 17, of Holden, MO passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 South Second St., Odessa, Missouri, 64076. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the funeral home.

Interment to follow at Concord Cemetery in Bates City, Missouri. Memorials are suggested to the Missouri 4-H foundation. Memories of Mason and condolences for his family may be left at or on our Facebook Page.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ralph O. Jones Funeral Home, 306 South Second Street, Odessa, Missouri 64076, 816-633-5524.
Mason was born in Warrensburg, Missouri, on January 12, 2007, to Evan Joseph McQuitty and Angela Dawn Lewis.

Mason’s early years were spent in Odessa until 7th grade before he transitioned to Holden High School. During his time there, he excelled in showcasing his cattle and hogs through his involvement in 4-H, where he shone brightly with his hard work and dedication.

An avid nature enthusiast, Mason found solace on the farm, particularly reveling in the wheat harvests, and combining that brought him immense joy.
Mason had such a big heart for his siblings and always embracing them, there was nothing he wouldn’t do for them.

His hobbies also included fishing and hunting, where he found enjoyment in the great outdoors.

Mason is survived by his father, Evan Joseph McQuitty of Holden, MO; his mother, Angela Dawn Lewis of Bates City, MO; two brothers; Miles George McQuitty and Kenton Nash Lewis; one sister, Kaylin Nicole Lewis; grandparents, Diane (Ed) Hannah of Clinton, MO; George W. McQuitty of Chilhowee, MO; Dale and Kathy Morgan of Kingsville, MO, and Dennis and Debbie Lewis of Odessa, MO; uncles, Eric McQuitty, Mark (Mary) McQuitty, Anthony Morgan, and Jeremy (Katie) Lewis; and many relatives, and friends.

Mason was preceded in death by his dad, Curtis Wayne Lewis; and an infant sister; Avery Ann Lewis.

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