John Allen "Johnny" Chisler, Jr. (52) of Watson

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Published on September 30 2013 7:57 am

John Allen "Johnny" Chisler, Jr., 52, of Watson died at 7:36pm Sunday, September 29, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 4, 2013 at Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood, with visitation on Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bailey Cemetery, Wheeler. Pagel Funeral Home, Edgewood is handling the services.

Johnny was born on January 29, 1961 in Effingham, the son of John A. and Kathy (Brewer) Chisler Sr. He married Toni Dial on November 17, 1993 in Effingham. He was a heavy equipment owner/operator of Chisler Excavating, Watson and a farmer. He was a member of the Salt Creek Church. He loved farming, bulldozing and taking care of his cows.

Johnny is survived by his wife Toni of Watson, father: John A. Chisler Sr. of Watson; mother: Kathy Chisler of Watson; sons: Jake (wife Mallory) of Dieterich; Phil (wife Sarah) of Dieterich; Tyler Simmons of Watson; Jarred (wife Brandy) Simmons of Edgewood and Josh Simmons of Edgewood; sisters: Lisa Robbins of Effingham; Michele Bannick of Sigel and Sara Chisler of Watson. Grandchildren: Cooper Chisler; Kierstyn, Payton, Brycelyn, Conner, Jenna and Halye Jo Simmons.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents: Chris and Claire Chisler and Anna Wagoner; uncles: Roy Wagoner Jr. and Gibb Brewer, nephew Blake Shamhart and niece: Kacey Simmons.