OBITUARY

John Logan Kern Jr.

March 23, 1934March 8, 2021
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John Logan Kern Jr., 86, of Liberty, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021 at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, MO. John was born March 23, 1934 to John Sr. and Eva Kern in Liberty, MO. He went to school in Liberty, and when he got out of school, he worked delivering water to the rural residents of Clay and Platte County. During this time, he met Shirley Boyer, and the two were married on the Fourth of July 1953, in the Providence Baptist Church in Liberty. While Shirley raised their two sons Kenneth and Kelson, John worked for the Liberty Fire Dept. and eventually started a construction and ditching business, which he ran for over 40 years. In his free time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, taking trips to the lake, and racing go-carts. He also loved going to the Blue Grass Festival with Shirley, gardening, working on his equipment, having his morning coffee with his friends and especially loved going and watching his grandkids play in their sporting events. John was preceded in death by both of his parents, a grandson; Aaron Kern and a sister Wilma Eaton. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, his sons; Kenneth (Pamela) of Excelsior Springs, MO and Kelson (Michele) of Liberty, MO. Also surviving are four grandchildren; Adam, Morgan(Jason Weaver), Mackenzie(Taylor Harmon), and Madison(Ben DeHart), and six great grandchildren; Emma, Ryder, Hudson, Emery, Rhett, and Rowan. Visitation for John will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 PM Friday, March 12, 2021 at the Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home. Funeral Service is scheduled for 11:00 AM Saturday, March 13, 2021 also at Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO. Burial will be at Glenridge Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to the Dementia Society of America.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jason Weaver
  • Taylor Harmon
  • Ben DeHart
  • Richard Robinson
  • Jeff Boursheski
  • Barry Mace
  • Jim Boursheski
  • Brent Ellison

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, March 12, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, March 13, 2021

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Bob Harris

March 11, 2021

I first met J L about 35 years ago. After a few minutes I thought to myself, here is one hell of a good guy. That never changed. RIP JL. You have earned it.

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