Arrangements are under the direction of McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin.
Max E. Grisamore 83 a lifelong resident of Jamesport passed away December 24th, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Burial will be at Masonic Cemetery in Jamesport. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Jamesport United Methodist Church or the Jamesport FFA Chapter in care of McWilliams Funeral Home in Jamesport.
Max was born in Daviess County, Missouri, on October 1, 1935 to Virgil Grisamore and Evelyn (Robinson) Grisamore, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Dean, and a sister, Kathryn Jean.
Max graduated from Trenton High School in 1953. After graduating he worked briefly in Joliet, Illinois, for Caterpillar and, then, returned to Jamesport where, on March 15, 1959, he was united in marriage to Carolyn Trimble.
Max was a farmer his entire life – he was passionate about it – and was a recipient of the Missouri Star Farmer award.In addition, he proudly served his country in the Army reserves, and he served his community as a member of the Tri-County School Board and FFA supporter. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Jamesport.
He is survived by his wife Carolyn of 59 years, two daughters, Denise (Stephen) Town, Maryville, Missouri, and Stacey (Alan) Heyne, Kansas City, Missouri; one brother, James, Brookfield, Wisconsin; three grandchildren, Hunter, Parker and Alaina (Heyne), Kansas City, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
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