Dad Easter 2021

Bert Sherard


Maysville, MO …..Bert D. Sherard, age 90, was born October 25, 1930 in Fairport, Missouri the son of James and Irene (Dewey) Sherard and passed away April 24, 2021.

Bert served our country in the United States Army from 1952 to 1960.  He served during the Korean Conflict, spending the majority of his time in Orleans, France.  On August 7, 1955 Bert and Joyce Ann Niederhauser were united in marriage at Maysville First Christian Church.  To this union three children were born.  

Bert was a contractor and master craftsman for 38 years. He built many homes in Maysville and the surrounding areas.  After he retired from carpentry, Bert worked at Cameron Lumber Company for 18 years in lumber sales and as an estimator. Bert was a member of Fairport Baptist Church, Fairport Lions Club, Eastern Star Sunlight Chapter 247, Parrot 308/Western Star 15 Masonic Lodge, and Moila Shriners in St. Joseph, MO.  He was a former Mayor and City Councilman of Maysville, School Board Member of Maysville R1 Schools, and Fairport Bank Board Member.  
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.  He took pride in his lawn and garden and was known for making his biscuits and gravy. 

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Joyce of the home; three children, Beth Deann (Doug) Whorton, Kansas City, MO; James Franklin (Sharron) Sherard, St. Peters, MO; Brad D. (Laura) Sherard, Wichita, KS; sister, Nellie Robesch, Overland Park, KS; four grandchildren, Luke Whorton, Lindsay Whorton, Jeremy Sherard, and Max (Tracy) Sherard; and one great-granddaughter, Tessa Marie Sherard.

Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville with burial following at Fairport Cemetery.  Visitation:  6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions:  Fairport Baptist Church Memorial Fund 551N.E. Main Rd. Maysville, MO 64469 , Maysville Alumni Scholarship C/O Jean Berry 5714 Berlin Rd. Maysville, MO 64469, or Comfort Care Hospice 314 West 4th St. Cameron, MO 64429. Online condolences:

12 Responses to “Bert Sherard”

  1. bertha April 26, 2021 at 10:45 pm #

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers Frances meek and family

  2. Brent and Lisa Bird April 27, 2021 at 3:00 am #

    So sorry for your loss. Bert was one of the good guys. Enjoyed our time as neighbors.

  3. Steven Smith April 27, 2021 at 12:39 pm #

    Condolences to the family. Many fond memories.

  4. Karen Anderson April 27, 2021 at 1:25 pm #

    Deepest sympathy to his family and friends. It was always a good time with him at the center playing the “Train Domino Game” at the center. Bert was a fun and sharp gentleman that will be missed by many.

  5. Ron (RE) Sherard April 27, 2021 at 8:09 pm #

    Condolences to Joyce, Beth, Brad, Jim and the rest of the Sherard kit and kin upon the loss of Bert. Dad worked on some of Bert’s building projects and always had good things to say about him. God bless you all.

  6. frank owen April 27, 2021 at 9:02 pm #

    So sorry to hear. Burt was a good friend & guy. Dad always had great stories about the fun they had a kids. Frank Owen.

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  8. Janet Christenson April 27, 2021 at 11:55 pm #

    My deepest sympathy to all the Sherard family. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. I also have fond memories of Bert, as a lot of time was spent at your home during my high school years! Prayers.

  9. David and Marilyn Peterson April 28, 2021 at 3:46 pm #

    We are so sorry for your families loss. Bert truly was a wonderful man that was always helping others and making our community better. Thoughts and prayers to all of you during this difficult time.

  10. Betty Graham April 29, 2021 at 4:10 pm #

    So sorry for your loss. Sending thoughts and prayers for all of you during this time

  11. Tom Files April 30, 2021 at 4:19 pm #

    Joyce and family, so sorry for your loss. Bert was a good man and a valued member of our community.
    Juanita and Tom Files

  12. Beth Whorton May 1, 2021 at 8:00 pm #

    Heartfelt thanks from our family for your words of kindness and sympathy. Thank you for remembering us at our time of loss.

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