Obituary of Kevin Stancer

Kevin Earl Stancer, age 71, a resident of Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Monday, June 15, 2020, at his home.

He was born January 2, 1949, in Centralia, Washington, the son of Earl E. Stancer and Lorest P. LaBrue Stancer.

Kevin graduated from the Ft. Scott High School.

He later served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  He later transferred to the Kansas Army National Guard 1st/127th FA Unit based out of Pleasanton, Kansas where he served as Staff Sargent for Communications.

Kevin married Carolyn Jean Cash on August 24, 1974, in Ft. Scott.

Kevin worked for several years doing highway maintenance for the Kansas Department of Transportation.

He was a faithful member of the Community of Christ Church.

A special thank you is extended to all the healthcare workers, family and friends who have helped with Kevin’s care over the years.


Survivors include his son, Terry Tarter, of Ft. Scott.

Kevin’s wife, Carolyn, preceded him in death on May 27, 2020.  He was also preceded in death by his parents.


Robert Clark will conduct a private graveside service on Friday, June 19th at the U. S. National Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Community of Christ Church and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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