John Addison Nowell, Jr. 73, passed away July 23, 2011. Memorial visitation will begin at 6:00 pm with memorial services following at 7:00 pm Thursday, July 28 with the Reverend Dave Culver presiding at Liberty Christian Church, 427 E. Kansas Ave., Liberty, MO 64068. John's ashes will be buried in Glenridge Cemetery, Liberty, MO at a later date. Flowers may be sent to the Liberty Christian Church or contributions to LCC World Outreach Ministry. John was born January 22, 1938 in Kansas City, MO to John A. Sr. and Charlotte Hazel (Joy) Nowell. He was a graduate of Liberty High School class of 1956. He attended William Jewell College. He married Joan Marie Walterscheid, September 12, 1959 in California, MO. He was a lieutenant with the Liberty Police Department from 1960 to 1966 and former owner operator of The Quality Press, Inc. from 1966 to 2000. John and Joan were former residents of Liberty and retired to the Lake of the Ozarks in 2000. John loved to boat, fish, hunt, and take his grandchildren "extreme tubing". He was an Eagle Scout. He also enjoyed playing guitar, banjo, fiddle and coffee with his friends. John leaves his wife, Joan Marie Nowell; daughters, Karen Ann Van Vleck and husband Kelly of Liberty, MO and Jill Elaine Vochatzer and husband, John of Kansas City, MO; six grandchildren, Kyle and Kenzie VanVleck, Jamie and John, Jr. Glock, Stefanie and David Vochatzer; brother, Michael J. Nowell and wife, Mary Ann of the Villages of Florida; one nephew, Christopher Nowell and wife Beth of Arlington, VA and "Buddy" his faithful Brittany.