John Herman Hegi, 59, formerly of Monett, died peacefully at his parents' home in Smithville, Mo., on Aug. 30, 2013. He was born in Charleston, S. C.. but spent most of his life in Springfield, Mo.
John is preceded in death by a sister, Denise Hegi Dietrich. He is survived by his parents, Arthur and Betty Hegi, a sister, Debi Hegi Overton, a son, Evan (Rachael) Boyd Hegi, and two grandsons, Logan and Asher Hegi.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at Unity of Kansas City North, 1000 NE Barry Rd., Kansas City, Missouri 64155 at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. The family wishes to express appreciation to Kansas City Hospice. They suggest memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society.