Jay Dee Morland, age 76, of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, passed away peacefully at the Kansas City Hospice in Kansas City, Missouri, just before sunrise on Saturday, March 10, 2012. He was born March 28, 1935, in Butler, Missouri, to Lloyd and Sally Francis (Derr) Moreland.
J.D. grew up in Rich Hill. He worked for many years as a trucker and a farmer. At the time of his death, he was living outside of El Dorado Springs, Missouri.
Survivors include four sisters, four sons, and a large extended family.
The family of Jay Dee Moreland received friends on Wednesday evening from 6-7 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Funeral services were held on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Burial followed in Greenlawn Cemetery in Rich Hill, Missouri.