is married to Judie, who is a retired elementary music teacher in Cassville. She gives private lessons and is the Bell choir director at our church and is a part time teacher at a private school. John and Judie have three children.
John, the oldest, is the General Manager of a restaurant in Joplin.
John’s younger brother, Joseph, died about 18 years ago from a long
term illness. Their daughter, Janelle, teaches Elementary Music in Cassville. John and
Judie have no grandchildren to date, and that is why John tends to adopt
all the kids he meets.