Herbert Sisco

    Herbert Linford Sisco was born Dec. 20, 1929 in Norwood, Mo.

    Funeral services for Herbert L. Sisco, 92 of Hollister, will be held Friday May 13, 2022 at 9 AM in the 1st Baptist Church of Hollister.  Rev. Will Griswold will officiate with burial following in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield at 11 AM.  Mr. Sisco entered into rest on May 10, 2022.

    Herbert Linford Sisco was born Dec. 20, 1929 in Norwood, Mo.  He was the son of McKinley and Anna (Schutte) Sisco.  Herbert furthered his education at Southwest Missouri State and earned his master’s degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia.  He spent his life around young people as a teacher, coach, principal and retiring as a superintendent. Herbert was a coach of all sports, baseball, basketball, football, track and volleyball.

    He served his country in the United States Army Air Corp and completed in the United States Air Force. Herbert served during the Korean War. He married the love of his life Opal Shaw on Jan. 18, 1953 in Norwood, Missouri. They had just celebrated their sixty-ninth anniversary.

    He moved to Hollister from Schell City, Missouri.  Herbert enjoyed all sports, golf and a little fishing on the side. Herbert was a faithful attendant at the 1st Baptist Church of Hollister.

    He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson Louis Blake Bateman.

    Herbert is survived by his loving wife Opal of the home; his daughter Cheryl L. Bateman (Robert) of Ellisville, Mo.; his sister Juanita Vaughn of Mtn. Grove, Mo.; three grandchildren Andrew, Kyle, and Lindsey; and three great grandchildren Riley, Hadley and Holden.

    Visitation will be May 13, 2022 at 8 AM at the 1st Baptist Church of Hollister.  Memorials may be sent to the Gideons International, P.O Box 1202, Branson, Mo. 65616, in memory of Herbert Sisco.

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