NICHOLSON - John Henry Kesler, 87, died Friday, August 3, 2012, at his residence.
He was born in Jackson County, the son of the late Thomas Martin and Emma Lou Perry Kesler. He was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church and was an Army Veteran of World War II. Mr. Kesler was retired from Westinghouse.
Survivors include his wife, Rosalee Alexander Kesler, Nicholson; sons, Dennis Kesler, Commerce, Johnny Kesler, David Kesler and Kenneth Barnett, all of Nicholson; sister, Sarah F. Farmer, Commerce; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, August 5, at the Antioch United Methodist Church with the Rev. Don Clark officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, August 4, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.