ROBERT M. "BOB" JAMES(1926 - 2013)

Robert M. "Bob" James, 87, passed away December 18, 2013, at Western Missouri Hospital, Warrensburg, Missouri. Bob was born in Vienna, Missouri, February 21, 1926, the son of Martin and Lucy E. (McDaniels) James. He proudly served the Navy in the Pacific during WWII. On January 17, 1947, he married the love of his live, Irene E. Mallett, from Kansas City, Missouri. He retired as a Teamster in 1986. He was a long-time member of VFW Post #5789 in Lee's Summit, serving as Commander from 1981 to 1982. Predeceased by his parents, wife Irene and son John Roy Young, Bob leaves two brothers, Jim and Frank James, and three children: Thomas James, Taunya Cotterman and Joella Pratt. He also leaves 5 grandsons, 8 granddaughters, 13 great- granddaughters, 7 great-grandsons, 2 great-great-grandsons, 4 great- great-granddaughters, 5 nephews and 5 nieces. Visitation at 1:30 p.m., Langsford Funeral Home, Lee's Summit, on Monday, December 23rd, with service to follow at 2:30 p.m. Bob was a very loving father and grandfather. He will be forever missed by his family and friends. Arrangements: Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd, Lee's Summit, Mo. 64063 (816) 524-3700

Funeral Home

Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd Street Lee's Summit, MO 64063
(816) 524-3700

Published in Kansas City Star on Dec. 21, 2013