Gerald "Joe" ZeyJune 17th, 2020
Gerald "Joe" Zey, 80, of Prairie Home, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at Boone Hospital and Clinics in Columbia. He was born on December 21, 1939 in Cedron, the son of Edward Zey and Stella (Scheidt) Zey, both of whom preceded him in death. Joe served in the U. S. Army. He was united in marriage on May 29, 1965 at the Cedron Catholic Church to Joyce (Rosenmiller) Zey, who survives of the home. Joe worked as a lineman for Verizon and retired from there after 39 years. He was a member of the Cedron Catholic Church. Joe enjoyed farming, going to Branson, working at the Prairie Home Fair where he served as President of the Fair Board. Survivors include one son, Joe Henry Zey of the home; one daughter, Jessica Kirschman (Eric) of Prairie Home; one sister, Pauline Edwards of Independence; one grandchild, Hudson Kirschman; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald "Red" Zey and Harry Zey; and one sister, Juanita Holiday. Funeral Service was held Monday, June 15, 2020 at Bowlin Cantriel Funeral Home. Burial was at Cedron Cemetery near Prairie Home. Memorials are suggested to the Cedron Cemetery Association. c/o the funeral home. Arrangements under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California.