Passing of Ron Miller

Posted by on November 2, 2023

Ron Miller, past president of the Missouri S&T Board of Trustees, died Oct. 26 at age 82.

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Passing of Jim Sigler

Posted by on December 5, 2022

James ‘Jim’ Sigler, longtime host of “Sounds Eclectic” and former general manager for public radio station KMST (formerly KUMR), died Nov. 21. He was 73.

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Funeral services planned for Dr. Bob Ken Robertson

Posted by on May 2, 2022

The Missouri S&T community is saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Bob Ken Robertson, associate professor emeritus of chemistry. He passed away April 22, at age 83. A visitation for family and friends will be held 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Christ Episcopal Church, located at 1000 N. Main St. in Rolla. A memorial service will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the church.

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Passing of Dr. Carol Smith

Posted by on May 2, 2022

The Missouri S&T community is saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Carol Ann Smith, associate professor emeritus of philosophy. Smith passed away July 30.

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Passing of former S&T chancellor John F. Carney III

Posted by on April 26, 2019

Dr. John F. “Jack” Carney III, former chancellor of Missouri S&T, died Wednesday, April 24, at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was 77.

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Passing of Pat Warner

Posted by on March 12, 2018

Patricia Ann (Pat) Warner, wife of Dr. Don L. Warner, dean emeritus of the former School of Mines and Metallurgy at Missouri S&T and professor emeritus of geological engineering, died Feb. 26 at her home in Horseshoe Bay, Texas.

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Funeral information for Garry Scantlin

Posted by on June 9, 2015

Garry Scantlin, retired member of the physical facilities staff at Missouri S&T, died Saturday, June 6. Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. today (Tuesday, June 9) in the St. James Chapel of the James and Gahr Mortuary, 117 Seymour St. in St. James, Missouri. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, in the same location.

Mr. Scantlin joined the staff of Missouri S&T in April 1999 and retired in September 2010. He is the husband of Betty Scantlin, telecommunication IT analyst in information technology.

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Funeral arrangements for Dr. Lyle Pursell

Posted by on June 8, 2015

Dr. Lyle Pursell, professor emeritus of mathematics and statistics, died Saturday, June 6, at age 89. A visitation is planned for 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 10, with a memorial service at 11 a.m. Both will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 803 N. Main St., in Rolla. Dr. Pursell joined the mathematics and […]

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Funeral information for Beatrice Cheng

Posted by on December 30, 2014

Dr. Pi-yu “Beatrice” Cheng, former teaching associate in chemistry and wife of Dr. Franklin Y. Cheng, Curators’ Professor emeritus of civil engineering at Missouri S&T, died on Dec. 19. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, at the Santa Barbara Cemetery Chapel in Santa Barbara, California. Arrangements are under the direction of McDermott-Crockett Mortuary. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara with Sansum Clinic or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Dr. Cheng joined the Missouri S&T faculty in 1985 as a visiting assistant professor in life sciences and later became a teaching associate in chemistry.

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Dr. William (Bill) James’ wife passes

Posted by on February 13, 2014

Arlene Ruth James of Rolla, wife of Dr. William (Bill) James, passed away Jan. 3, at the age of 92. Arlene and Bill were married for more than 71 years. A memorial celebration of her life will be held sometime in May at the James’ residence. Donations are suggested to the William and Arlene James Scholarship Fund in Chemistry at Missouri S&T.

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