M.I.N.K. League mourns the passing of league president Jeff Post
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 11, 2019
Nevada, MO - M.I.N.K. League president Jeff Post passed away Thursday morning. He had served as the league president for the last five years.
"Jeff was a very big part of the league," M.I.N.K. Commissioner Ron Rodriguez said. "He will be sorely missed. He was a great leader for the league during his tenure and leaves some big shoes to fill."
Post was a board member and former general manager of the Nevada Griffons—as part of the Jayhawk League and when the Griffons came into the M.I.N.K. league in 2009.
He was very active with baseball even outside of the league—volunteering locally in Nevada with Little League Baseball. Post was also involved with the Nevada Little League Football, Nevada Dirt Dawgs Girls Softball, and the Nevada Lions Club.
Outside of sports, he ran the daily operations for Morrison-Post Insurance Agency, Inc. in Nevada—which he worked closely with his father (John) and then later his mother (Ronda) and wife (Gail).
Post graduated high school from Nevada R-5 in 1980 and then graduated college from Missouri Western State College in St. Joseph, Mo with a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.
Post is survived by his wife, Gail; his son Kevin and his wife Sarah; four grandchildren, Emilie, Kalen, Colton and Makenzie; mother, Ronda Post; his mother-in-law, Catherine Round; brother, J.L. Post; foreign exchange brother, Tor Skeie and his wife Hronn and their children, Marius, Marlin and Marita of Norway; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws. He was preceded in death by his father, Linden; and his father-in-law, Gene Round.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 at the First Christian Church in Nevada. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Christian Church or Nevada Griffons Baseball in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.