Preceded in death by parents, Elmer and Mayme; sister Betty Hipsley; brother John; and son James. Maury is survived by wife Beverly; children Shawn (Dianne), Mary Theisen, Cathy (Tom) Burge, Suzanne Kelly, brother Elmer (Kay), and eleven grandchildren. Maury was born on April 14, 1924 in Derby, Iowa. After graduating from Derby High School, where he lettered in four years of basketball, he enrolled at Iowa State College, but was soon drafted to the U.S. Army during WWII. His unit fought in "The Battle of the Bulge" near Remagen Bridge over the Rhine River. Following military service, he earned his BS&C degree from Creighton University. Upon graduation in '49, he was hired by Swift & Co and worked in management in Omaha, St. Joseph, Kansas City, and St. Louis. When transferred to Fort Worth, Texas, he worked as a district manager for a private manufacturer. He moved to Kansas City in '76 where he worked as manager for Perk Foods Co. Upon retirement he worked security at Ward Pkwy Mall. Maury was a devoted family man, a loyal friend, a strong Catholic, and a proud Irishman. Maury enjoyed sports – especially college basketball, college football, and golf. His humor was enjoyed by all who knew him. Visitation begins at 5:00 pm with Rosary at 6:30 pm Friday, December 14th, at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Road, Kansas City, Missouri. Mass on Saturday, December 15th, at 10:00 am at Christ the King Church, 8510 Wornall Road., Kansas City, Missouri. Interment, with military honors, will be later that day at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Memorials suggested to the Christ the King Food Pantry.