Tom Schabel spent the last 18 years of his life feeding his friends and family, taking care of the place, playing cards and lending a hand to everyone he could. The loss of his kindness will be felt widely. Visitation will be held at Potts Chapel in Independence on Tuesday, November 24th from 5-7 pm. Funeral services will take place at Tyro Christian Church in Tyro on Wednesday, November 25th at 2:00 pm with interment immediately following at Harrisonville Cemetery. Memorial contributions  can be made in Tom’s name to the Caney Lions Club. To leave the family a special message of condolence, please visit