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1914 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
James Boone Huffman, 100, a resident of Gladstone, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, MO, where he had resided for several years. He was born on March 13, 1914 in Wheatland, MO, to Noel F. and Eura I. (Johnson) Huffman. James was a veteran of the United States Army and served during WWII. He spent the majority of his working years as a truck driver. James loved to travel with his family and his four legged companion, Ozzie. He was united in marriage with Mary Lou Jordan on December 23, 1941 in Kansas City, MO. She preceded him in death. Survivors include his children: a daughter, Judy Beer and her husband, Wayne of Gladstone, MO; a son, Van Huffman and his wife, Marilyn of Pinedale, WY; a brother, Noel C. Huffman and his wife, Mary Ann of Ash Grove, MO and their son, N.C. Huffman; 4 grandchildren: Van Beer and wife, Amy; Matt Beer; Ty Huffman and wife, Kiley; Molly Landers and husband, Coke; nine great-grand- children: Tyler, Ella, Yates, Aringtyn, Hardty, Tympie, Matazi, Mesa, and Maddi. The family wishes to acknowledge and thank Crossroads Hospice and the staff of the Missouri Veterans Home for the excellent care they provided James. A private family committal service will be held Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Leavenworth National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Missouri Veterans Home in Cameron, MO, and may be left in care of the Meyers Northland Chapel, 401 Main St., Parkville, MO 64152. Memories of James and condolences may be left online by visiting http://www.meyersfuneralchapel.com/ Meyers Funeral Chapel Northland, Family Owned and Operated. meyersfuneralchapel.com (816) 741-0251
Published in Kansas City Star on June 1, 2014
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