James “Speedy” Myers

James “Speedy” Myers, Lawson Mo., passed away July 25, 2017.

James was born May 5, 1935 to James and Cecile (Hester) Myers in Arma, Kans. He married Joyce Ann Jackson on May 17, 1957. He worked at Morrow Lumber for over 40 years. He was a member of the Lawson Baptist Church and also served as a deacon.

He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, two brothers and one sister.

Survivors are three sons, James and wife, Michelle, Jeffrey and wife, Janna, John and wife, Jill, seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 27, 2017 at Lawson Baptist Church. Funeral services will be conducted by Jesse Gilliam at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the church, with burial following at Old Union Church.

The family suggest in lieu of flower memorial contributions to North Kansas City Hospice.