Jesse E. Obermiller, 87, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016, from natural causes, at Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri.

He was born September 12, 1928, in Jackson, to Frederick and Martha Jorden Obermiller.  He and Marvalyn Holschen were married July 27, 1950, in Blytheville, Arkansas.

Jesse owned and operated the former Travelers Conoco for 30 years, retiring to his farm in the late 1980’s.

Loving survivors include his wife of 66 years, Marvalyn of Jackson; three children, Glenda Bridges of Jackson, Michael Obermiller of Jackson, Frederick Obermiller of Cape Girardeau; three grandchildren, Christina Bridges Puckett and husband Daniel, Lisa Obermiller Sanchez and husband Henry, David Obermiller and wife Hope; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Friday, August 19, 2016, from 11 a.m. to service time at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral will be Friday, August 19, 2016, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Matthews officiating.

Burial will follow at Cape County Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Cape County Cowboy Church, the Parkinson’s Foundation, or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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