KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The public will have an opportunity to thank a Kansas City, Kansas, crossing guard who died while protecting two children Tuesday.
Bob Nill, 88, died Tuesday morning when he was struck by a car traveling along Leavenworth Road. He stopped two young boys from entering the crosswalk moments before the crash.
The family said Wednesday that Nill will be remembered with a visitation from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 23, at Christ the King Parish, 3024 N 53rd St. in KCK.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb., 24, also at the church.
The visitation and service will be open to the public.
Nill’s heroic actions have been recognized across Kansas City on social media.