Mr. Missey retired as a senior parole agent for the State of Illinois. After retirement he continued to work part-time as a bailiff for St. Clair County. He was an avid golfer, and a United States Army veteran.
He was preceded in death his parents, Wilbur and Bessie, nee Sonsoucie, Missey; seven brothers; and four sisters.
Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Leslie Missey, whom he married on January 19, 1968; two sons, Michael (Tonya Miller) Missey and Mathew (Jennifer) Missey both of Belleville, IL; a daughter, Hope Missey-Wodarczyk, of Belleville, IL; seven grandchildren, Rowan Missey-Wodarczyk, Eli Missey-Wodarczyk, Mason Missey-Wodarczyk, Madeline Missey, Braden Missey, and Tristen (Haley) Missey and Zachary (Emily) Schuerbaum, and their mother, Omelia Durso-Missey; three great-grandchildren, Barrett Missey-Wodarczyk and his mother, Nadaley Wilson, and Everleigh Missey, and Avalynn Missey; and two sisters, Janet (Clarence ) Malone of Ohio, and Linda Wagner of Shiloh, IL.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
According to Michael’s wishes, cremation services were held.