Obituaries

Jesse Satterfield

June 6, 1928 - January 2, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: January 7, 2019

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs

Cemetery Hillcrest Cemetery

  • Visitation and Funeral, Monday, January 7, 2019 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
  • Visitation: 11a-12:30p
  • Funeral Service: 12:30p
  • Burial: Hillcrest Cemetery with Full Military Honors

Jesse H Satterfield, 90, a long-time resident of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away January 2, 2019, peacefully at his home with his family beside him.

Visitation will be 11a-12:30p, Monday, January 7, 2019, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. Funeral Services will follow.

Jesse was born in Isabella, Missouri on June 6, 1928, to Claud and Lois (Haskins) Satterfield. He left rural Ozark County Missouri to join the United States Army Air Corp in February of 1947. He served as a Crash Fire Fighter for the United States Air Force, and left military duty on December 19, 1949. A year later, Jesse was united in marriage to Maxine Griffin on December 23, 1950, in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

In the ’50’s they moved to Kansas City. There, Jesse worked at the Ford Motor Company, retiring after 30 years. His family meant the world to him. He was an avid gardener who loved to grow and sell tomatoes. Actually, he enjoyed growing any kind of produce. Jesse was well known in the community for his gardening for the better part of 50 years. Jesse also liked to spend the warm afternoons sitting on the porch swing.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine (Griffin) Satterfield of 59 years in 2010, a son: Harold Don Satterfield; a grandson: Brian Satterfield; a brother: Mearl Satterfield: an infant sister: Nina Marie; and both parents.

He is survived by three children: Ronald Satterfield of Olathe, Kansas, Daryl Satterfield, and his wife Kelly, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, and Linda Carpenter, and her husband Scott, of Dallas, Texas; five siblings: Charles Satterfield of Wasola, Missouri, Betty Moon of Leesburg, Georgia, Glen Satterfield of Grain Valley, Missouri, Hervil Satterfield of Adrian, Missouri, and Sue Campbell of Springfield, Missouri; six grandchildren: Jessica and Tyson Taylor, Jennifer Satterfield and Jacob Souters, Chris Hobbs, Tyler and Nicole Hobbs, Melisa and Matt Gower, and Jacob Gonzales; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Burial at Hillcrest Cemetery with Military Honors.

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