Mr. Brent Perry Cissell

Mr. Brent Perry Cissell, age 55, of Lake City, Florida, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 following a brief illness. He was born on May 9, 1959 in San Jose, California, and moved to Lake City in 1977. He was a graduate of Columbia High School Class of 1978 and a former employee of Steak and Shake for 8 years. Brent was an avid Gator fan and loved country music. He enjoyed traveling, meeting new people, and spending time with his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, David Dean Cissell.
Survivors include his mother, Jane Marie Cissell; brother, Tom Cissell; sister-in-law, Ann Giebeig Cissell; sister, Jill Cissell Hunter; brother-in-law, Terry Hunter; nephews, Kyle Hunter, Chad Hunter, David Cissell, and Heath Cissell; and niece, Hillary Cissell Pease (Jake). He is also survived by his loving aunts, Nellie Weilert of San Jose, CA, and Pam Ott (John) of Plano, TX; numerous cousins and a special friend,  Mary "Sissy" Williams.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 in the chapel of Gateway -Forest Lawn Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Federico officiating.
Entombment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to service time (1:00-2:00 p.m.) at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to CARC, Advocates for Citizens with Disabilities, Inc., 512 SW Sisters Welcome Road, Lake City, FL 32025.
GATEWAY-FOREST LAWN FUNERAL HOME, 3596 South US Highway 441, Lake City, FL 32025. 386-752-1954.
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Gateway-Forest Lawn Funeral Home
3596 South Highway 441  Lake City, FL 32025
(386) 752-1954

Published in Lake City Reporter on July 23, 2014