Obituary: John J. Bliss, Jr.

John J. Bliss, Jr., age 81, of Haysville, retired minister who answered God’s calling by faithfully serving wherever God led, passed away Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. A celebration of life service was held on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at West Haysville Baptist Church, Haysville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Ada (Dorsey) Bliss, two sisters and one brother. He is survived by his wife, Sally; daughters, Dawn (George) Mathews, Deborah McCullough, Dana Bliss all of Haysville, and Jonnye (Brad) Holding of St. Paul, Minn.; eight grandchildren; 26-3/4 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; plus many other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been set up to support churches where John served: John Bliss Memorial Fund, c/o Emprise Bank, 330 N. Main St, Haysville, KS 67060.
Shinkle Mortuary of Haysville was in charge of arrangements. Leave online condolences at