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    Pilot Knob, MO 63663
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“We are sadden by our loss of John. We will miss him, but we know that he and Mike are now together again. That brings a smile to us for many reasons....Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy & Tom White - Chillicothe, OH

“It saddens me to have heard of John's passing, have known John and family for many years, my family and I wish to express our deepest sympathy, he...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: pat mcdowell - ironton, MO

“I am very sorry to hear of your loss. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Kelly Johns - Farmington, MO

“James and Dawn , It's so hard to lose a Dad and know you won't be able to tell him how much you love and need him on this world ! Lucky for all of...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Stan & Ruby Rawson Family Rawson - MO

“I will always remember John at IGA Grocery...he always had a kind word for everyone. Also remember his love for basketball and Dennis admired him!!!!...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: SHERRY BENNETT - Pilot Knob, MO

“May his family find comfort and peace during this time. Celebrate his life and love of family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Carman Laird - Ironton, MO

“Jim and family sorry to hear of your fathers passing I know you will have your precious memories that will keep you strong. God bless and hugs of...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jim Graham - Fredericktown, MO


John Komar of Ironton, Missouri passed away April 4, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 85 years. He was born January 17, 1932 in Desloge, Missouri the son of the late Andrew and Anna (Pasternak) Komar.

On June 21, 1952 he was united in marriage to Jacqueline Thurman who survives. To this union three children were born; Carole Gore and husband, Larry of Pilot Knob, Missouri, Gary Komar of Pilot Knob, Missouri, and James Komar and wife Dawn of Farmington, Missouri. In addition to his children John is survived by five grandchildren; John Sellers and wife, Sara, Wendy Tyndall and husband, Nick, Kelly Besemer, Nathan Komar, and Clayton Komar, four great grandchildren; Sidney, Jesse, Blake, and Logan, his sister Katherine White and husband Tom of Chillicothe, Ohio, his brother, Andrew Komar and wife Jeannie of Moberly, Missouri and his sister-in-law, Nancy Komar of Ironton, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many many friends.

John was preceded in death by his brother, Mike Komar.

John was a graduate of Desloge High School. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was stationed in Japan. He was the owner of the local IGA store for twenty-eight years. John served on the Arcadia Valley School District Board for twenty-two years and the First State Community Bank Board for twenty-nine years. He was an avid baseball and basketball fan. He loved hunting, fishing, working in the garden and playing cards.