March 06, 2024


John ( Ron, Casey) Lawrence Kessinger, 72, Reeds Spring, Missouri was born April 1, 1951 to John Raymond and Bessie Lorene Essick Kessinger and departed this life February 26, 2024 in his home.

Many people called him Ron or Casey and he was a member of the Keystone Assembly of God in Reeds Spring, Missouri where he was a deacon of the church. He had operated a well drilling and service business for many years. Ron always had a project the he was working, but he loved to ride and repair Harley Davidson Motorcycles. He loved his family and church family. He also enjoyed going to pawn shop to see if he could find a bargain. And going to Dinky's and Midway to catch up with his neighbors.

Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers Roger and ray Dean Kessinger.

Survivors include his wife Ruth Ann of the home; a son Michael Kessinger and fiance' Nicki Barron of Reeds Spring; a daughter, Kimberlee Kessinger-Isaacs of Reeds Spring; six grandchildren, Wesley, Tristin, Cayden, Wriley, Brayden and Charlee; other relative and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday March 9, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at the Keystone Assembly of God Reeds Spring. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until service time at 3:00 p.m. Final disposition will be cremation under the care of Westrip Funeral Home, Crane, Missouri