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James O. McKisic Jr.

December 10, 1955 ~ March 24, 2020 (age 64)


James O. McKisic, Jr., age 64 of Adairville, KY, died Tuesday March 24, 2020 at his home. The family will have a private graveside service in Maplelawn Cemetery in Adairville.

Mr. McKisic was born December 10, 1955 in Fort Knox, KY to James O. McKisic Sr and the late Edna T. Shannon McKisic. His mother-in-law, Mattie B. Wynn and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John Thomas and Wanda Wynn also preceded him in death. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness where he was a former elder and ministerial servant. He has worked for the Robertson County Board of Education, Shoney’s, Ramada Inn, Delight Products and Roger King Heat and Air. He was a graduate of Springfield High School class of 1974. James was an avid hunter, fisherman, gardener, Atlanta Braves fan and later in life loved watching cooking shows. His wife Liz stated that he never met a stranger and had a caregivers heart.

Surviving James are his wife of 42 years, Marlin Elizabeth (Liz) McKisic, son, Chris McKisic, daughter, Felicia N. McKisic, father, James O. McKisic Sr., sisters, Rhonda (Robert) Bell and Darlene (Lonnie) Gardner, father-in-law, Jewel Wynn, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Betti and David Murray, brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Lillian Wynn and Ronald Wynn, honorary grandchild, Ansley Grimes and granddog, D’jango.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all arrangements are private but the family will hold a public memorial service at a later date.



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Maplelawn Cemetery
Vine St.
Adairville, KY 42201

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