John Richard Zismer, 51, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Wednesday April 2, 2008, at the Liberty Hospital in Liberty.
Mr. Zismer was born Dec. 17, 1956, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of John Donald and Wilma Jean (Porter) Zismer. He married Sherry (McPeak-Barton) on June 24, 1995, in Liberty.
Survivors include: his wife, Sherry of the home; his mother, Wilma Zismer of Liberty; his father, John Donald Zismer and his wife, Betty, of Yuma, Ariz.; three step-children, Dustin Montgomery Gray and his wife, Amber, of Liberty, Amanda Barton and her husband, Tim, of Excelsior Springs, and Jessica Barton of Excelsior Springs; one sister, Debra Zismer, of Sanford, Fla.; one brother, Jeffery Donald Zismer, of Excelsior Springs; seven grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 5, at the Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 6, at the Providence Baptist Church near Liberty. Burial will be in the Providence Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.