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Branson Obituaries

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  • Friday Nov 9 | via Greenwich Citizen 

    The Latest: Charges against boat captain mark 'begin...

    Tim Garrison, right, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, speaks during a press conference on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 in Springfield, Mo., about the indictments against Kenneth Scott McKee, the captain of a duck boat that sank on Table Rock Lake in July, killing 17 people.

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  • Friday Nov 9 | via WCAX-TV Burlington 

    Missouri tour boat captain indicted after sinking ki...

    Several passengers die after the duck boat they were on capsizes, sinks at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo, Photo Date: 7/19/18 / Photo: Jennie Phillips-Hudson Carr / MGN A prosecutor says the indictment of the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people marks "the beginning but not the end" of a federal prosecution in the case. U.S. Attorney Timothy Garrison announced on Thursday that 51-year-old Kenneth Scott McKee had been indicted on 17 counts related to the July deaths, which included nine members of an Indiana family.

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  • Friday Nov 9 | via Marshall Independent 

    Lewellyn Johnson

    Services for Lewellyn Curtis Johnson, 92 of Tracy, Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Tracy Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Tracy Area Funeral Home with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

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  • Thursday Nov 8 | via The Republic 

    The Latest: Charges against boat captain mark a begi...

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Latest on federal charges filed against the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank in July, killing 17 people : A prosecutor says the indictment of the captain of a Missouri tourist boat that sank and killed 17 people marks "the beginning but not the end" of a federal prosecution in the case.

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  • Thursday Nov 8 | via Ruidoso News 

    Captain during Missouri duck boat tragedy indicted o...

    Kenneth Scott McKee faces 17 counts of misconduct, negligence, or inattention to duty by a ship's officer - one count for each victim who died. Captain during Missouri duck boat tragedy indicted on 17 counts of 'seaman's manslaughter' Kenneth Scott McKee faces 17 counts of misconduct, negligence, or inattention to duty by a ship's officer - one count for each victim who died.

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  • Thursday Nov 8 | via USA Today 

    Captain during Missouri duck boat tragedy indicted o...

    Kenneth Scott McKee faces 17 counts of misconduct, negligence, or inattention to duty by a ship's officer - one count for each victim who died. Captain during Missouri duck boat tragedy indicted on 17 counts of 'seaman's manslaughter' Kenneth Scott McKee faces 17 counts of misconduct, negligence, or inattention to duty by a ship's officer - one count for each victim who died.

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  • Monday Nov 5 | via NWAonline 

    Powerful water pump removed from duck boat that sank

    In this July 23, 2018 file photo, the duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo. Ripley Entertainment, the company that owns the Ride the Ducks operation in Branson asked a judge Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, to dismiss some of the lawsuits filed after one of its boats sank in a Missouri lake in July, killing 17 people.

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  • Sunday Oct 28 | via Dayton Daily News 

    WESPISER, James A.

    WESPISER, James A. 81, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away in La Quinta, Ca. on October 20, 2018.

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  • Wednesday Oct 17 | via KSDK-TV Saint Louis 

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    The Indiana woman who lost nine family members in the sinking of a duck boat in Missouri over the summer, expressed outrage at a court filing Monday by two companies facing multiple lawsuits in the tragedy. The companies, Branson Duck Vehicles and Ripley Entertainment, cited an 1851 maritime law to limit or eliminate liability for the tragedy that killed 17 people in July, according to Tia Coleman's lawyers.

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  • Tuesday Oct 16 | via News10.net 

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    The Indiana woman who lost nine family members in the sinking of a duck boat in Missouri over the summer, expressed outrage at a court filing Monday by two companies facing multiple lawsuits in the tragedy. The companies, Branson Duck Vehicles and Ripley Entertainment, cited an 1851 maritime law to limit or eliminate liability for the tragedy that killed 17 people in July, according to Tia Coleman's lawyers.

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  • Tuesday Oct 16 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion 

    The duck boat that sank July 19, 2018, killing 17,

    Tia Coleman, who lost nine family members when the boat sank, calls the Missouri duck boat companies' move 'hurtful and insensitive.' How an 1851 law is being used to deny liability in duck boat tragedy that killed 17 Tia Coleman, who lost nine family members when the boat sank, calls the Missouri duck boat companies' move 'hurtful and insensitive.'

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  • Oct 1, 2018 | via RiverBender.com Obits 

    Arnold R. Sanders

    Arnold R. Sanders, 83, passed away peacefully at his home with his wife at his side at 6:02 a.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018. Arnold "Arnie" was born in Venice, IL on February 21, 1935 the son of Raymond and Emma Louise Sanders.

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  • Oct 1, 2018 | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    Company wants some Missouri boat death lawsuits dropped

    In this July 23, 2018 file photo, the duck boat that sank in Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo. Ripley Entertainment, the company that owns the Ride the Ducks operation in Branson asked a judge Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, to dismiss some of the lawsuits filed after one of its boats sank in a Missouri lake in July, killing 17 people.

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  • Sep 26, 2018 | via The Countywide 

    Billy Joe Sebesta Jr.

    Mr. Sebesta was born Dec. 19, 1928, in Caldwell to Lydia and Willie Joe Sebesta Sr. He graduated Caldwell High School in 1946 and then went on to graduate from Southwest College in 1949. He also served as a member of the United States Army.

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  • Sep 24, 2018 | via The Paducah Sun Online Edition 

    Tom Leatherman

    BRANSON, Mo. -- Tom Leatherman was a cowboy. Although much of his life was spent in the business world.

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