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Jim Long

  

 
James (Jim) William Long III, age 80, passed away Friday, May 29th, 2020 at his home in Nevada, Missouri.
 
Jim was born December 16, 1939 in Lamar, MO to James William Long II and Venice Hazel (Barker) Long.  Jim attended school in rural Barton County. Jim was married to JoAnn Stewart for 40 years, together they raised 4 children. JoAnn passed away in March of 1996. Jim was married to Patty Hendrix for 21 years, she passed away in April of 2019. 
 
Jim worked in Wyoming for the railroad, drove trucks across the United States and worked for the city of Walker, Missouri. Jim enjoyed playing guitar, playing pitch and fishing.
 
Survivors include a son; Dean (Lisa) Long, Mulberry, Kansas, two daughters; Debbie Klein, Nevada, MO and Cindy (Eddie) Bazal, Liberal, MO, four grandchildren; Clyde (Katie) Klein, Joe (Beth) Bazal, Robert (Stephanie) Bazal and Samantha (Pete) Foran, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild, his companion Kathy Deetz, two sisters; Roberta Reed, Olathe, Kansas and Maudie Kimsey, Springfield, MO, one sister-in-law; Terry Long, Liberal, MO and one son-in-law; Don Little, Wamsutter, Wyoming.
 
Preceding James in death were his parents, both wives, daughter Venice Little and grandson Dan Bazal, one brother George Long and one sister Imogene Cobb.
 
A private family burial will be held at Baker Groves Cemetery.
 
Condolences may be shared at www.dfhlamar.com
 

Comments  

#5 Golden City,MOSandy Teel 2020-06-06 16:00
My condolences to you all. He was good man He would always call me by my nickname My God comfort you all
#4 Lawson, Mo.Carolyn Bush 2020-06-04 23:05
I am saddened by the death of Jim, my cousin. I remember growing up with him, his brother and sisters. I will always remember his sweet spirit.
#3 Nevada, moDrew 2020-06-03 13:33
One of the nicest Men I ever met
#2 Lamar,MODenzil Voorhees 2020-06-02 13:13
Sympathy to all of you! Sorry to hear of Jim passing. Remember you all from childhood and school..lots of fun and interesting times..God Bless You!!!
TIP JIM
#1 Lamar,MODenzil Voorhees 2020-06-02 13:06
My sympathy goes to the family..remember you all from childhood..from country school to Liberal high school and all the exciting things..including Jim spraining my wrist in the tug of war when I was in first grade and he was eighth grade..Bless you all. Denzil

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