August 23, 2019

LAMAR- Services will be held held at 10 a.m. Monday at Daniel Funeral Home for Andrew “Andy” Gene Compton, 56, Lamar, who died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, as a result of a semi-truck accident. There will be a private family burial.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested and made payable to the donor’s choice, in care of the funeral home.

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Survivors include his wife, Tereasa and his daughter, Autumn Grace Compton, of the home; two stepsons, Aaron Kukovich, Carthage and Kevin Kukovich, Arma, Kan.; a stepdaughter, Amber Seely, McCune, Kan.; his father, Gene Compton, Lamar; his mother, Nancy Bowman, Lamar; three brothers, Joe Compton and wife Kathy, Donna, Texas, David Compton and wife Becky, Joplin and Jonathan Compton and wife Laura, Indianapolis, Ind.; one sister, Janis Jeffries and husband Jared, Lamar; seven grandchildren, Dominic, Nevaeh, Levi, Natalie, Olive, Zeke and Penelope and many nieces and nephews, as well as a large extended family.

Mr. Compton was born Oct. 1, 1962, in Lamar, to Harold Gene and Nancy Marie (Fox) Compton. He was a 1981 graduate of Lamar High School. He had attended MSSU, where he studied drafting. On March 28, 2008, he married Tereasa Denise Green in Joplin.

He was a truck driver for Compton Farms, liked to tinker with stuff, including motors and lawn mowers. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, auto repair and was a machinist. In all he did, he was a perfectionist, but the thing he enjoyed the most was spending time with grandkids and family.