James D. Christensen, 49, of Olean, Mo., passed away Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at his home in Olean, Mo. He was born Aug. 10, 1964, in Vallejo, Calif., the son of Eugene LaVern and Gwendora (Heppard) Christensen. James was affiliated with the Freedom of the Road Riders and the Fairbanks North Star Borough Volunteer Fire Department.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, and the funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon, Mo., with Steve Maher officiating. Interment will follow at Big Rock Cemetery near Barnett, Mo.