Former Quincy businessman dies, two others seriously injured in Shelby County crash

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Published: Sep. 2, 2023 at 10:37 AM CDT
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QUINCY (WGEM) - One man is dead, another man and a child are seriously injured after a crash involving a semi on US 36 in Shelby County Friday night, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

Police reported Lucas J. Lansing, 45 of Windsor, Colorado, was driving eastbound on US 36, two miles west of Clarence, Mo., in a 2016 Toyota Landcruiser at 8:48 p.m. when he switched lanes at an unsafe time and was struck by a semi, driven by Alexandru Termure, 42, of Schaumburg, Ill.

Police said Lucas Lansing’s SUV then slid off the left side of the road and overturned.

According to police, Lucas Lansing’s passenger, Robert J. “Bob” Lansing, 73, of Clarence, Mo., formerly of Quincy, was pronounced dead at the scene by Shelby County Coroner Corey Eagan at 10:03 p.m. Police said Lansing was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

A home builder and subdivision developer early in his professional career, Lansing also owned Merchants Wholesale and Herbal Remedies -- the first medical marijuana dispensary in Quincy. He sold the latter in 2021.

Lucas Lansing and an 11-year-old boy, of Windsor, Colo., were taken to University Hospital in Columbia by Survival Flight with serious injuries.

Police said Termure was not injured in the crash.

Lansing is survived by the mother of his children, Marcia Lansing; his children, Luke Lansing (Rebecca) of Windsor, Colo.; Jamie Philbeck (George) of Timnath, Colo.; Sarah Hoffman (Drew) of Parkville, Mo.; and Alexis Lansing of Quincy; grandchildren Max Lansing, Hank Lansing, Alex Cameron, Robert “Tito” Philbeck, James “Bear” Philbeck, Dylan Hoffman, and William Hoffman; brothers Ken Lansing (Norma), Nick Lansing (Carla), Chuck Lansing (Lori) and sister Teri Moews (Mike); numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, from 1-4 p.m. at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home in Quincy. A Celebration of Bob’s life will take place immediately afterward at the Twin Oaks Club in Quincy.

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