Freddie Gene Harbord 82, of Kansas City, MO

Published 02/18 2014 08:49AM

Updated 02/18 2014 08:55AM

Freddie Gene Harbord 82, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Kansas City, MO.

He was born December 6, 1931 in St. Joseph, MO, son of Ortha and Fred Harbord.

He graduated from Central high school class of 1949. He married Jo Ann Peek on March 17, 1951 in St. Joseph and she survives of the home. He served in the United States Army. He retired from Burlington Northern Railroad as a Painter. He enjoyed antiquing, woodworking, fishing, going on vacations, eating at new restaurants, but most especially spending time with his children and grandchildren and he loved his dog Kramer. He was a member of Church of the Nazarene.

Freddie was preceded in death by father, Fred Harbord, mother Ortha Akin, a son, Timothy Harbord, brother, Harold Lee Harbord.

Survivors include, his wife Jo Ann of the home, daughter, Connie Harbord of Kansas City, MO, a son, Sammy Harbord, several, grandchildren and great grandchildren, a sister, Dorothy Marie (Harold) Broce of Elwood, KS, and several, nieces & nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Rupp Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Mount Auburn Cemetery. Online condolence and obituary at

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