James E. Willett
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James E. Willett
  • October 14, 1954 - October 15, 2017
  • North Kansas Cit, Missouri

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JAMES EDWIN “JIM”, “JIMBO”, “FESTUS”, WILLETT, JR.



Jim, 63, of North Kansas City, Missouri passed one day after his birthday on October 15, 2017 at NorthCare Hospice House. He was born on October 14, 1954 to Ed and Joan Willett in Beloit, Kansas. Jim retired from the City of North Kansas City after 26 years of services and enjoyed working part time at A&N Hardware in NKC. Jim looked forward to farming and hunting with family each year.



Jim was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Donna Cady; and a grandson, Landon Willett.



Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Karen; children, Jennifer (Bryan) Willett, Kristi (Shawn) Kerner, Michael (Shalan) Willett; sisters, Colleen Sahfeld, Kathy Tucker, and Mary Lynne (Don) Bonneau; grandchildren, Kaela, Amanda, Alyssa, CJ, Austin T., Christianna, Austin K., MJ, Adriane, Bryson; and a great granddaughter, Serenity.



Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 AM Friday October 20, 2017 at St Patrick’s Catholic Church (1357 NE 42nd Terr KC, MO 64116). Visitation will be 6-8 PM Thursday October 19, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home. Burial: White Chapel Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to NorthCare Hospice House or St Patrick's Catholic Church. (Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons White Chapel Funeral Home, 6600 N. Antioch Rd., Gladstone, MO 64119, 816-452-8419)