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Jim Shannon, 66, passed away Monday, September 1, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Memorial Mass will be 11:00 AM Friday, September 5, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 1001 East 52nd Street Kansas City, MO 64110. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to City Union Mission and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Jim was born September 28, 1947, in Clay Center, KS. He grew up in Roeland Park, KS, attended Bishop Miege High School and graduated from Rockhurst College. He started his career working as a Treasury Agent with the IRS, and later as a CPA in Kansas City .In honor of Jim's thriftiness, the family is keeping this final farewell short and sweet. Mr. Shannon was a Vietnam War Veteran serving in the United States Marine Corps. Jim lived his life by serving others first and volunteering was a priority. He was preceded in death by his parents Earl and Barbara Shannon and Brother JohnShannon. Jim is survived and much loved by his wife of 44 years, Pamela; sons, Michael, Jeffrey and wife Bridget; four spirited grandchildren, Lynsey, Joseph, Haley and Taylor; sisters Pamela (Gary) Wages, Debbie (Pete) Gwizdala, Renie (Hagen) Miller. The family has requested a private burial at Resurrection Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed at: www.porterfuneralhome.com Porter Funeral Homes and Crematory
Published in Kansas City Star on Sept. 4, 2014
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