April 10, 1929 - December 1, 2018
Service Date: December 7, 2018
Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
Cemetery Hillcrest Cemetery
- Visitation: 6-7p, Friday, December 7, 2018, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
- Funeral: 7p, Friday, December 7, 2018, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
- Burial: 10a, Saturday, December 8, 2018, at Hillcrest Cemetery
Jay C Blacksher, 89, of Excelsior Springs, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018, at his home in Excelsior Springs, MO.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 7, 2018, from 6-7pm at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs, 5951 MO-10, Excelsior Springs, MO. The funeral will be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, December 7, 2018, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Excelsior Springs, MO, on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10am.
Jay was born on April 10, 1929, in Mountain Gove, MO. He is the son of the late William Spencer and the late Nina Etta (Haliburton) Blacksher. He married Phyllis Davenport on April 25, 1986 in Independence, Missouri.
He was employed as a truck driver by Nationwide Paper for most of his career. He eventually started his own company, Blacksher Trash Service. He had the ability to work with his son, Kevin, and blessed with many memorable stories together. Jay loved to travel to Colorado with Phyllis, especially to see the Garden of Gods in Colorado Springs. He was strong in his faith with the Lord, and when given the opportunity to witness to those around him, he did so with honor.
He is survived by his wife: Phyllis (Davenport) Blacksher, one daughter: Twanna (Lonnie) Trent, and two sons: Kevin Blacksher and Mike (Beverly) Blacksher, brother of four sisters: Sherry Smith, Zela Hicks, Virginia Robertson and Roberta Fletcher, and daughter in law, Donita Blacksher. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
Jay was preceded in death by his brother Glen Blacksher, sisters; Jerry Caudle and Glenna Fay Combs, son, Randall Blacksher and grandson, Jake Blacksher.