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Ernest Best, Jr.
Rupp Funeral Home, in St. Joseph
Highland , KS

Ernest George Best Jr., 53, of Highland, Kansas, formerly of St. Joseph, passed away Monday, September 12, 2022 at his home.

He was born February 6, 1969 in St. Joseph, MO, son of Bonnie and Ernest Best Sr. He attended Lafayette High School in St. Joseph. Ernest loved fishing, hunting and working on cars. He was also a collector of John Deere memorabilia and baseball cards. Ernest was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include, sisters, Sarah (Kevin) Mackley of Highland, KS, Melinda Best of Highland, KS, Bonita (Ralph) Ingram of Hiawatha, KS and Patty (James) Thompson of Easton, MO, brothers, Raymond (Abigail) Best of Highland, KS and Everett Best of Hiawatha, KS, his bonus mother, Mary Lou of Waco, TX, his fur babies, Gizmo and Girl and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Best has been cremated under the direction of Rupp Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September, 24, 2022 at The Evangelistic Temple in St. Joseph with a Potluck Dinner and Gathering following at the Mission Lake Shelter in Horton, Kansas. Memorials are requested to the Ernest Best Memorial Fund, c/o Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolences and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.


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