He grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi and graduated from Harrisonville High School in 1988. Jon retired from the Family Support Division after 33 years of public service.
Jon is survived by his wife of 30 years, Carolyn Valentine; his daughter Kaitlin Massart, along with son in law Benjamin Massart, grandson Rhys Massart, and eagerly anticipated granddaughter, Lillian Massart; his son, Jacob Valentine and Jake's girlfriend, Cara Owen, all of Lee's Summit, Missouri; his parents Donald and Karen Valentine of Lee's Summit; his brother Matthew Valentine of Greenwood, Missouri, and brother Noah Valentine of St. Louis.
Jon will be remembered for his love of family, silly jokes and being a man of his word. His unexpected loss leaves a huge hole in our hearts and lives but his love and memory will continue.
Cremation. No services scheduled at this time.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.