James “Halfy” Faircloth

James “Halfy” Faircloth, 59, of Kearney, MO, was born July 17, 1961 and passed away February 19, 2020. He was known by all friends and family as “Halfy”.

He is survived by his mom, Carolyn Riddle, and sister, Michelle Riddle of the home; sons, Chris Faircloth of Farmington, MO, and Casey (Paige) Faircloth of Kansas City, MO.; aunts, Betty Neiderland and Alice (JR) Dobbins; uncle, Bobby Conoly; as well as several other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and friends too many to count.

He was preceded in death by his father, Tom Faircloth; stepfather, Virgil Riddle; and brother, Michael Riddle.

Halfy was employed by Ford before retiring in 2001.  He also owned Tom and James Garage in Pleasant Valley.  He was born a drag racer and loved racing in his younger years.  His Nova, “ Blue BYU”, won several races.  He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Heart Association in his name.

Memorial Service will be held Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., with visitation from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home in Kearney, MO.

Our Sincere Condolences

Prayers for all the family, especially my boys Chris & Casey. I know how hard it is to lose a father and I know they will miss him terribly. Love & prayers to all.
Pam & Tony Campbell

Carolyn & Family so sorry to hear about Jamie. I have a lot of memories of Jamie and we did have a lot of fun together when I lived in Kansas City. Carolyn you will be in my prayers and I love you so much.  Glad I got to talk to Jamie and I know he is in a better place with no pain anymore. God Bless All of Y`all!!
Linda Faircloth Elayer

Dear Carolyn. So sorry to hear of Jamie passing. My condolences to you and family, to Pam and sons. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Love to all,
Diane Faircloth Kadien

Carolyn,  We are so sorry to hear the news about “Halfy”.  How odd that we had a son named Chris who we lost on January in  2020.  Thinking of you as you go through a parents worst nightmare.  We shall continue to think of you.
Judy and Odell Faircloth