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James S. Massey, Jr.

James S. Massey, Jr.

December 20, 1954 — September 16, 2022

James Samuel Massey, Jr., 67, of Stover, MO and a longtime resident of Kansas City, passed away September 16, 2022, at Lake Regional Medical Center in Osage Beach, MO.

Jim was born December 20, 1954, the son of James Samuel and Bernice Frances Rhodus Massey. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Akemi; and siblings, Frankie, Imogene, Warren, Loretta, Bob, Richard and Jerry. Jim earned his degree in Culinary Arts and retired as a Mail Supervisor for the University of Heath and Biosciences.

Survivors include his children, Jennifer Shelley (Eric), Michael Massey and Zachary Massey; grandchildren, Alex, Austin, Brittanee and Brianah Shelley, Anna Massey, Kelsey Mueller and Hunter O'Neal; siblings, Dorothy Strutton, Lloyd Snow, Shirley Lawson and Donna Williams; as well as nieces, nephews, other family members and family.

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Jim's life at 11:00 am, on Friday, October 7, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO. Burial in Glenridge Cemetery.

Service Information

Visitation will begin at 10:00 am, followed by a service celebrating Jim’s life at 11:00 am, on Friday, October 7, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO. Burial in Glenridge Cemetery.

James S. Massey, Jr.'s Guestbook

I am deeply sorry for this loss. Jim was a fun, honest, and a thoughtful man who loved his family with all his heart. Our church will be praying for the family to find comfort and grace from Jesus Christ in this time of grief. May your memories remain but the pain give way. He will be missed.

Chris Roe

UNCLE JR. YOU ARE GOING TO BE MISS SO MUCH. WHO AM I GOING TO TALK SPORTS WITH NOW. I CAN REMEMBER BACK IN THE DAY WHEN I USE TO COME AND SPEND THE NIGHT WITH YOU AND AKEMI AND WE WERE UP ALL NIGHT PLAYING ON ATARI GAMES...I KNOW YOU WERE LOST AFTER AKEMI PASSED BUT NOW YOU AND AKEMI ARE TOGETHER AND YOU ARE HAPPY ONCE AGAIN. I LOVE YOU UNCLE..REST IN PEACE...

CHERYL SCOTT

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