Gary Jesseph

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Gary Jesseph, 56, of Fayetteville, Ark., passed away Saturday, June 6, 2020, at his home. 

He was born July 17, 1963, in Wellington, Kan., the son of Donald Wayne and Clorene (Long) Jesseph. 

He grew up in Buckner and received his education at Fort Osage High School in Independence. Most of his life was spent traveling the country, working as a foreman for Nowak Construction Company, as one of the first certified operators of a directional drill (Ditch Witch). He was also a member of the Harley Davidson H.O.G. Chapter. 

Surviving family members include: his mother, Clorene Jesseph of Monett; his wife, Amy Smith of Fayetteville, Ark.; stepdaughter, Rachael Smith and her husband Mike and their two children, Lillyanne and Ryker of Kansas City; his stepson, Mason Glenn and wife Amanda Welsh and their two children Daniel and Elaina of Kansas City; and his aunt, Vera Rickard of Wellington, Kan. 

Preceding him in death were his father, Wayne Jesseph, his grandparents, Jesse and ViEttia Jesseph, and his maternal grandparents Boyd and Dora Long.

Contributions may be made to Christian Motorcyclists Association in his memory.

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