Rex Doyle Essig

November 6, 1947 - October 16, 2020
Rex Essig

Rex Doyle Essig 73, of Cherokee, KS died Friday October 16, 2020 at his home following an illness. Rex was born November 6, 1947 in Marceline, MO the son of Raymond and Helen (Hulett) Essig. He had lived in Buchner, MO most of his life moving to Cherokee, KS in 2012 to be closer to his daughter. Rex worked as a Control Panel Operator for the Missouri Public Service in Sibley, MO for over 45 years.

In Rex’s free time he enjoyed fishing, camping, boating and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his daughter Rebecca Brisbin of Cherokee, KS; sister Raylene Jefferies and husband Floyd of Linneus, MO; grandchildren Jadyn Brisbin and Shae Carter.
Rex was preceded in death by his parents and brother Wesley Essig.

Funeral Services will be 11:00am Thursday October 22, 2020 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg, KS with Pastor Daryl Gaddy officiating. Burial will follow at Cherokee Cemetery in Cherokee, KS. Family will receive friends from 10-11:00am prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences may be left at Arrangements and services are under the direction of Bath-Naylor Funeral Home of Pittsburg, KS.