John Jeffrey Carlisle

Graveside Inurnment for John Jeffrey Carlisle Sr, 59, Kansas City, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 22,  at Memorial Park Cemetery, 3223 N 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas with Rev. Rodney Betts officiating.

John Carlisle died Monday, April 12, 2021, at his home in Kansas City, Missouri of natural causes.

He was born, October 4, 1961, in Lamar, Missouri, the son of Byron Carlisle Jr. and Gloria Carlisle (O’Neal).

John had a daughter Elisha King (Hain) on June 21, 1977. John married Deborah Lynn Wheeler on Feb. 16, 1982, and they had three children, daughter Candice Domerese, son John Jeffrey Carlisle Jr., and son Christopher Carlisle.  On Feb. 13, 1999, he married Michelle Lea Albin and they had one child together, son Brandon Carlisle, and step-sons Travis Albin and Kyle Masse.

He worked as a Machinist for many years, and retired from May Technologies in May of 2019.

John was a hard worker, loving father and grandfather, and avid Kansas City Chiefs fan.

John is survived by his 5 children, 2 step children, 13 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild,  brother Michael Carlisle, and sisters Rosalyn Spring, Tina Wells, Alona Shoemaker, and numerous loving aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father Byron Carlisle Jr., mother Gloria G. Carlisle, sister Gloria J. Carlisle, and brother Christopher Carlisle.

A ‘Celebration of Life’ dinner will be held on Saturday, April 24 from 12-3 p.m. at George Owens Nature Center 1601 S Speck Rd. Independence, MO 64057.

Memorials or donations may be made to Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home 601 Indiana Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044, in honor of the life and memory of John Carlisle Sr.