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Vernon Lee Featherston

August 28, 1957 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 63)

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Vernon Lee Featherston

Obituary and Eulogy

Vernon Lee Featherston was born August 28, 1957 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Vernon gained his heavenly wings on January 6, 2021.  He was 63 years old.

Vernon was the oldest of four boys born to Carolyn Joyce Featherston-Reed (deceased) and James Eugene Lee Featherston:  David Eugene Featherston (wife Karen); Reginald Allen Featherston (deceased), and James Dean Featherston (deceased) (wife CaSonya).   He also had two half-sisters:  Recha Boykins (Cornelius) and Sherry Byrd-Dulley and a half-brother Darren Carter.

Vernon married Regina Byers on November 27, 1999.  They met and resided in Kansas City, Kansas.  Vernon and Regina had been together for over 32 years.  Vernon was previously married to Patricia D. Featherston (deceased).  Vernon had four children:  Stacy Yeager (David); Vernon Lee Yeager (deceased); Angel Patrice Featherston; and Jovahn Patrice Featherston. 

Vernon was a proud graduate of Wyandotte High School, Kansas City, Kansas in 1975.  He also attended Johnson County Community College.

Vernon started his professional career at the Board of Public Utilities (BPU) of Kansas City, Kansas.  Vernon was definitely an entrepreneur.  After leaving BPU, he pursued his primary life passion of real estate as an agent, broker, and investor.  Vernon was a fixture in the Kansas City real estate market for almost 40 years.  He (along with Regina) was the founder, owner, and operator of Results Unlimited of KC LLC, a real estate investment company.

Vernon was a force of nature with a larger-than-life personality.  He had a huge smile, a hearty laugh, and a booming voice.  He loved his church (baptized at Salem Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas) and he loved his family.  He particularly enjoyed hanging out with his grandchildren:  Vernon III, Caleb, Janae, Deja, Stacia, and Shane (his haircut partner).  His grandchildren were his pride and joy.  He also liked traveling, taking pictures, collecting Black art and figurines, and he loved the Chiefs.

Vernon leaves a host of friends and relatives and he will be deeply missed by all. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thatcher's Funeral Chapel
1520 North 5th Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Visitation
Saturday
January 16, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Salem Baptist Church
1820 N. 11 Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Salem Baptist Church
1820 N. 11 Street
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

Interment Following Funeral Service
Saturday
January 16, 2021

Memorial Park/Sunset Gardens
3223 N. 18th Street
Kansas City, KS 66104

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