John W. Kulphongpatana


John W. Kulphongpatana, 82, of Overland Park died peacefully Wednesday, November 11, 2020 with his family at his side.

He was born August 18, 1938, in Bangkok, Thailand.  He came to the USA his senior year in high school.  John received a BS degree from Phillips University and an MBA from Wichita State University where he met his wife, Eloisa.

John worked most of his life in Overland Park as an accountant/tax preparer for medical professionals and family restaurant clients. He loved to travel back to Thailand every year in retirement .

John is survived by his wife Eloisa. Children Bob (Jackie) and Cindy.  Grandchildren Zak and Zoe. Also siblings in Thailand and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 

Memorial Contributions

The family suggests contributions be made to:  Harvesters Community Food Network –,  please remember those who are food insecure due to these challenging times.


  1. Cindy Kulphongpatana on November 18, 2020 at 7:22 pm

    Thank you Teresa. ❤

  2. Teresa Francisco on November 17, 2020 at 8:28 pm

    On Behalf of Teresa Francisco, Rachel and Reese Grimes Family in Tampa, Fl . We send our Deep condolence in the loss of your Beloved Husband, Father. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. May you take comfort with the friends and family that surround you. We Love you All.

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