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"Hoss" Kent Lee Andrews

"Hoss" Kent Lee Andrews, 56, of Higbee, Missouri, passed away on February 25, 2018. Hoss was born February 8, 1962 to the late Charles Glenwood and Dorothy (German) Andrews in Fayette, Missouri. He married Michelle Grimsley on October 31, 1987. He worked for Oscheln as a Waste Water Technician for over 35 years and then continued on with new ownership of Central State Enterprises for over a year. Hoss has been a part of the Higbee Area Fire Protection District in different capacities for 30 plus years.He served as a fireman, the Chief, and Assistant Chief before he retired in 2017. Everyone knew his garage was open and there was always something cooking. He loved being in his garage enjoying a cold Busch beer. He liked to fish, mushroom hunt, and anything that was outdoors. His biggest joy was spending time with his grandkids. Survivors include his wife, Michelle Andrews of Higbee, Missouri; son, Ryan (Chelsea) Andrews of Higbee, Missouri; step parents: Margaret and Richard Bushnell of Higbee, Missouri; mother-in-law: Orpha Grimsley and John Lane of Higbee, Missouri; father-in-law, Paul Grimsley of Yates, Missouri; daughter, Lindsey Andrews of Higbee, Missouri; brothers: David Eugene Andrews of Higbee, Missouri, and Richard Dean (Beth) Andrews of Huntsville, Missouri; sisters: Deborah Rayleen (James) Gini of Higbee, Missouri, Dora Gail Redifer of Higbee, Missouri; step-sister, Sandra Jean Riggins of Auxvasse, Missouri; sister-in-law, Lisa (Billy) Price of Higbee, Missouri; grandchildren: Ella Gregory, Corbyn Andrews, and Emrie Andrews; as well as many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Cowboy Bible Church, Rt B, Higbee, Missouri. Funeral Service will take place on Friday, March 2, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the church with Pastor John Bill Spilman officiating. Burial will follow at the Higbee City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Higbee Area Fire Protection District, 100 Adams Street, Higbee, Missouri 65257. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of "Hoss" Kent Lee Andrews please visit our Sympathy Store.

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We’ve lost a best friend. We are sorry for your loss if you guys ever need anything please call us. He will be greatly missed

Joe & Tammy Bonuchi Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM

Glenn Andrews & Family purchased the Peace, Prayers, & Blessings- All White for the family of "Hoss" Kent Lee Andrews.

Glenn Andrews Mar 1 2018 12:00 AM

I am so upset with the news. I speek for my whole family in extending our condolences and prayers to everyone there in this time of great loss. I am so glad I got to meet you all and wish I could be there with you now. We met as strangers, I introduced myself as your 2nd cousin and I left feeling like your brother. Glenn Andrews & Family

Glenn Andrews Mar 1 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of "Hoss" Lee Andrews

Sarah Wright Feb 27 2018 12:00 AM

I will never forget Hoss, he was truly a good guy. You could never look at him and not feel love. Prayers to his family, I pray God brings you comfort. Fly high Hoss!!

Sarah Wright Feb 27 2018 12:00 AM

I was so sorry to hear of Hoss's passing. My prayers go up for Michelle, Ryan,Lindsey, grandchildren, brothers, sisters and all of the family.

Karen Woods Feb 27 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of "Hoss" Lee Andrews

Catherine Orton Feb 27 2018 12:00 AM

I came into the Andrews family a very short time ago but Hoss had a way of making you feel like you were apart of the family from day one I became very close to him over the past few years and wish we had more time with you!he never let you leave with out a hug,kiss and tell you he loved you! My heart hurts that your gone and i thank you for loving me as your own and i know we have the most amazing angel watchin over us we love and miss you so much already you will always hold a special place in my heart im truly thankful to have known you!!!

Chelsea Andrews Feb 26 2018 12:00 AM

Hoss was one heck of a guy. He was always friendly. He made it a point to say hello and ask how I was doing any time I saw him. May God comfort the family.

Mike Coulson Feb 26 2018 12:00 AM

I don't recall one single time of ever seeing uncle hoss that I didn't get a hey punkin how are you and a hug...I'm sure gonna miss that...fly high and have lots of fun up there...

Nicole Gini Feb 26 2018 12:00 AM

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