|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1952|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 2013|
PNJ-Apr. 18, 2013
Obit. of James Michael Kessell
James Michael "Jim" Kessell, 60, of Maywood, Missouri, died April 12, 2013 at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Jim was born August 3, 1052 in Quincy, Illinois to Michael F. and Ruth Woolsey Kessell.
He married Vicki Diane Wilson December 18, 1970 in Emerson, Mo.
Jim farmed in the Emerson area and was a truck driver for Gully Transportation. He was a 1970 graduate of Marion Co. R-II High School and was a member of Emerson Christian Church. He loved the time he spent with his grandchildren, especially his farming buddy, Carl, and Carl loved to be with his farming buddy. Jim loved to romp and jump around with Mikala and Donald, and camping trips and fairs with Keri. He loved the ever so little time he spent with Kaleb and Morrissa. He loved his grandchildren and they loved him. He also liked going to country shows and fairs.
Jim is survived by his wife, Vicki, children; Trina (Willie) Schindler of New London, Mo.; Billy Munday of Emerson; D. J. Munday of Eielson AFB, Alaska; grandchildren; Keri Diane and Carl Michael Schindler of New London; Mikala Ke Ann and Donald Allen Munday of Emerson; Kaleb Scott and Morrissa Lyn Munday of Eielson, AFB, AK.; D. J.'s fiancÚ, Courtney Miller and her children, Brice, Summer and Coden Miller of New London; brother, David Kessell of Mill Valley, Ca.; sisters: Barbara (Harold) Goff of Iowa City, IA.; Donna Sue (Dan Cullimore) Kessell of Columbia, Mo.; Judy (Robert) O'Bryan of Columbia, Mo.; special nieces and nephews; Kim, Jennifer, Cathy, Anne, Erin, Morgan, Michael, Jason, Justin, Laura, Sally Nicole, Brian, Scott, Eric, Ashley, and Brandon. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Ruth Kessell.
Funeral services were held April 17, 2013 at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra. Rev. Randy Este officiated. Interment was in Maywood Cemetery in Maywood, Missouri. Visitation was April 16 at the Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maywood Fire Department, Marion Co. R-II Fire Department, or USO at Lambert International Airport St. Louis, Mo. Casket Bearers are Jim Dent, Richard Sutter, Chuck Mason, Jack Carson, Eddie Reid, Jeff Reid, Brad Cason, and Kevin Ransom. Honorary Bearers are Willie Schindler, Billy Munday, D. J. Munday, and Carl Schindler.
Online Condolences may be made at www.lewisbrothersfuneralchapel.com.
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