Wednesday 28th February 2024


Steven Lewis Alkire, age 69, of Lexington, passed away February 8, 2024, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, after a six-month battle with cancer.


Steven was born to Omar and Betty Lamb Alkire on October 28, 1954,  at the Warrensburg Medical Center. He was married to Mary Kate McKean in Warrensburg on August 7, 1976.


A visitation will be held on Monday, February 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. and the funeral on Tuesday, February 13 at 11 a.m., both at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren in Warrensburg. Burial will be in Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Lexington Hall of Fame for Career Achievement or Crest Ridge School Clothes Closet for student needs. Contributions may be left in care of the funeral home or mailed to Mary Kate Alkire.