John T. Monroe Sr., 86, of Union, passed away on October 31, 2021. Mr. Monroe, son of the late H. Ofle Monroe and his wife Opal nee Fowler, was born on March 21, 1935 in Crescent, MO. On August 10, 1957, he was united in marriage to Eula Mae Coleman at Pacific Baptist Church. John was a retired Machinist and most recently worked for Designs for Tomorrow.
Mr. Monroe was a Christian and faithful servant of his Lord Jesus Christ. He served as a Deacon at Pacific Baptist Church. John loved his family, fishing, and gardening.
He was a man of few words, loved big, and held the Patriarch position for a large loving family who are continuing his service to the Lord Jesus Christ.
John was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Bill, Eugene, and Terry Monroe.
Among his survivors are his four children, John Monroe and wife Kim of Owensville, Janet Reed and husband Mark of Union, Julie Nieves and husband Brian of Washington, and Jeff Monroe and wife Wendy of Lebanon, OH; grandchildren, John Colby Monroe and wife Julie, Abby Reed, Hanna Braun and husband Ryan, Alex Tiehes and husband Brad, Moriah Griesenauer and husband Cody, Victor Nieves, Lucy Monroe, and Mazie Monroe; great-grandchildren, Sawyer, Mabel, Arlo, Monroe, Julian, and Clyde; two siblings, Jane Lefler and husband Mike of Nixa, MO and David Monroe and wife Noreen of Pacific .
A visitation will be held Tuesday, November 2, 2021 from 12-2 P.M. at Nieburg-Vitt, Thiebes Funeral Home with a funeral service beginning at 2 P.M. Interment will be in the Sunset Cemetery in Pacific, MO. Memorial donations can be made to Pacific Baptist Church.