Roland C. "Butch" Dubey

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Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home - Pleasant Hill
203 N. Armstrong Street
Pleasant Hill, MO

SMITHVILLE, Mo. - Roland Clarence "Butch" Dubey, 69, of Smithville, Missouri, was born Aug. 20, 1949, in Hartland, the son of Roland Clarence Sr. and Barbara Louise "Anna" (Caldwell) Dubey. He departed this life on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at North Kansas City Hospital, surrounded with love and family.

Butch was a 1968 Hartland Academy High School graduate.

On May 5, 1973, he was united in marriage to Jane Charlotte Seekins, in Hartland.

Butch was a gifted carpenter and jack of all trades. He and his wife owned and operated a floral business, in Hartland, and then North Star Drywall, in Epping, N.H. for many years. Later in life he worked at the Kansas City International Airport as a bus driver for Hertz Rent-a-Car and then retired as a security guard from Unigard in 2013. He was an inventor and tinkerer; he could fix anything and was meticulous in all his work. He served as bus driver, youth leader and as a trustee for the Grace Linn United Methodist Church in Hartland, and then youth leader at Goodwins Mills United Methodist Church in Lyman. He enjoyed oil painting, fishing, prospecting and wood burning, but most importantly spending time with his family and friends.

Butch was preceded in death by his parents; and an elder sister, Linda Dubey.

He is survived by his wife, Jane; four children: Dale Dubey of Detroit, Maine, Angela Pasch of Clarksville, Tenn., Kristan (and Jon) Daily of Parkville, Missouri, and Danielle Dubey of Kansas City, Missouri; six grandchildren: Lauren (and Lyle) Dube, of Kansas City, Zachary (and Tory) Pasch, of Kansas City, Alan Pasch, of Clarksville, Noah Pasch, of Kansas City, Anna Bishop, of Kansas City, and Keegan Daily, of Parkville; his sister, Dinah Armstrong, of Palmyra; one niece, Darcy (and Jason) Erb, of East Newport; one great-niece, Devan Armstrong, of East Newport; other relatives and a host of many friends.

An open house to celebrate Butch's life will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, Platte County Campus, 8017 NW Hampton Rd., Kansas City, MO 64152.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were provided by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill, MO 64080, (816) 540-5550.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to assist with medical expenses may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Published in Central Maine on Jan. 8, 2019
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