COVID-19 Update

As funeral professionals we have been asked by several people in our community how we will continue to serve our families. The families that we serve are always our top priority. We want to assure you that we are staying up to date with the changing information we receive everyday from public health officials and government agencies.

For families that experience the loss of a loved one, Daniel Funeral Home will remain prepared 24/7 to serve your family at your time of loss. We will continue to care for your loved one as usual and will follow the guidance and regulations from the Missouri Department of Health.

Our government officials, both federal and state, have advised that all public gatherings be limited to 10 persons or less in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. We take this pandemic emergency very seriously and are committed to following those recommendations.

We will make every effort to accommodate families in making arrangements and conducting services in any capacity needed to ensure the safety of our community and of our staff while honoring their loved one. We thank you for your patience as we work to safeguard the wellness of everyone who enters our doors.

For the safety of all, until the authorities lift the restrictions, we are implementing the following:

Cremation services will follow the same guidelines as outlined above.

Daniel Funeral Home has been there for our community during difficult times, and we stand ready to help in any way that we can. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Rest assured, we will continue to serve your family with dignity and respect through these uncertain times.

Dwyte Samuel Rea, 27, of Carthage, MO formerly of Lamar, MO passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at University Hospital of Columbia. He was born on November 27, 1992 in Phoenix, AZ the son of David Rea of Nowata, OK and Kimberly Hardy of Liberal, MO. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three brothers, Keith Rea of Lamar, Gregory Rea of Lamar and Archer Rea of Nowata, OK; a sister, Arietta Rea of Nowata, OK; five uncles, John Rea, Darrell Rea, Brian King, Todd King and Christopher Benter; seven aunts, Lavinia Rea, Beverly Hagins, Charlette Griffitt, Peggy Blanchard, Stacy Endicott, Angela Moreno and Cassandra Reilly; maternal grandparents, Greg and Karen Hardy of Liberal, MO and Nona Benter of Liberal, MO; and numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Charles and Margaret Rea.

Funeral service will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, January 3, 2020 at Daniel Funeral Home, Lamar.

Family will receive friends at 3:30 pm, prior to service. 

Serving the family Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia MO.


#3 Hermann, MOJonathan & Abigail C 2020-01-05 03:59
Brother you are going to be missed. We wish it didn’t come down to this. We want you back. It’s not the same without you brother. We love you. Rest In Peace Brother.
#2 Lamar moTerrinity clark 2020-01-03 17:17
You will be missed greatly dwyte its so hard to belive u was gone. Feels just like yesterday we was hanig out and you lived with virginia... I miss you buddy
#1 Carthage MoPaula Hammer 2019-12-31 09:54
Family is in my thoughts and prayers.... Sorry for your loss... My daughter Makasha loved him so much and will miss him dearly.

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