John Bryan Van Black of Harrisonville, Missouri was born May 20, 1965 in Hammond, Indiana the son of Donald Eugene and Shirley Jean (Perrymann) Van Black. He departed this life on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at his home surrounded by love and family at the age of 56 years, 3 months and 6 days.
On July 10, 1983 John was united in marriage to Patricia Leann Graef in Harrisonville, Missouri.
John owned and operated VB Masonry, Harrisonville, Missouri and later was a truck driver for Sutton Trucking, Archie, Missouri. He attended school in Adrian and North Kansas City, Missouri before moving to Harrisonville. John enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren the outdoors and fishing. He especially liked to attend his grandchildren's events.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
John is survived by his wife, Pat Van Black of the home; two daughters, Misti Warren (Marcus), Harrisonville, Missouri, Kristi Smith (Jacob), Holden, Missouri; his faithful dog, Electra; four grand-daughters, Mallory Johnson (Kris), Samara Warren, Destiny Warren, Novalie Smith; his great-grand-daughters, Aubrey and Kinsley Johnson; two brothers, Donnie Van Black (Denise), Bolivar, Missouri, Eddie Van Black (Dawn), Liberty, Missouri; his sister, Jeanie Murff (Mike), Lee's Summit, Missouri; nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. Burial will be in the Norris Cemetery, Hartwell, Missouiri.
The family will receive friends Saturday, September 4, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.