HUNTINGTON - John E. Bissell, age 60, passed away in Ferron on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009.
John was born April 6, 1948 in Wilshire, Ohio, to Edwin O. and Geneva Mae (Bostrom) Bissell.
John worked for the Emery County School District and was active with the Emery High School sporting events.
He enjoyed watching BYU sports and traveling to see his children, grandchildren and sisters.
John was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
His love for his community and church gave him a lot of joy in his life.
John is survived by his children, Kalinda Jerasa of Quakertown, Pa.; Jim (Elisabeth) Bissell of Collegeville, Pa.; Jason Bissell of San Diego, Calif.; Martha (James) Machiano of Bernville, Pa.; and Michael Bissell of Cope Coral, Fla.; nine grandchildren; and sisters, Nancy Kienbaum of Whitewater, Wis.; and Mary (Douglas) Krenik of Cleveland, Minn. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Geneva Bissell.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 11 a.m. at the Huntington 5th LDS Ward Chapel, 115 South 400 East. A viewing will be Tuesday one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment will be in the Huntington City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary.