John H. Small
John H. Small
  • December 3, 1951 - April 24, 2017
  • Gladstone, Missouri

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John H. Small, 65, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 at his home in Gladstone, MO.

John is survived by his ex-wife, Barbie Small of Kansas City, MO; daughter, Rena K. Peterson and son-in-law, Phillip E. Peterson, both of Kansas City, MO; sister, Linda Morrison, of Gladstone, MO; and 4 grandchildren, Edward Haynes, Billy Alligetly, Cooper Sansonetti and Adrian Marshall. He also leaves two stepdaughters, Tamara Sansonetti and Christina Marshall. John was preceded in death by both of his parents, Glenn L. Small and Katherine L. Small, of Kansas City, MO and an older brother, Jim Small, of Gladstone, MO.

John was born in Chicago, IL in 1951 and came to live in Kansas City, MO as a child. He attended Oak Park High School in Kansas City, MO. After high school, he served in the United States Army. In 1975, he married Barb and had one daughter. He was passionate about motorcycles from the time he was a teenager. He loved to build and ride Harley Davidson motorcycles. He loved his family and friends and was known as the life of the party. John was also very caring and would do anything to help someone. He will be missed greatly by many people who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations instead to help cover any final expenses.

Services will be held at Vineyard Church KC, 12300 NW Arrowhead Trafficway, Kansas City, MO. 64165 Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 with visitation from 6-7 pm and a service at 7. Phone : 816-734-8100