James Richard “Jim” Dorgan of Kansas City, Missouri formerly of Garden City and Harrisonville, Missouri was born September 1, 1944 in Los Angeles, California the son of Clarence Villia “Hap” and Gertrude Roberta (Mandl) Williams. He departed this life on Monday, January 24, 2022 at North Care Hospice, North Kansas City, Missouri surrounded by love and family at the age of 77 years, 4 months and 23 days.
On November 3, 1984 Jim was united in marriage to Jennifer Louise Lee in Kansas City, Missouri.
Jim was employed as a mechanic for Bayer Chemical in Kansas City, Missouri until his retirement in July of 1986. He was baptized in 1986 and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, Kansas City, Missouri. He served as a volunteer fire fighter and had lived in Garden City and Harrisonville before moving to Kansas City. Jim loved to talk, never knew a stranger and was the noisy neighbor in the neighborhood. He took great care of his lawn and cars.
Besides his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his son, James Michael “Mike” Dorgan on June 17, 1997.
Jim is survived by his wife, Jennifer Dorgan of the home; a son, Richard Dorgan (Madeana), Grain Valley, Missouri; three daughters, Melinda Dorgan (Doug Courtney), Garden City, Missouri; Rebecca Perdee (Tommie), Belton, Missouri, Holly Brown (Shawn), Smithville, Missouri; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; other relatives and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri with burial in the Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville.
Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 27, 2022 at the funeral home.
Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital and may be left at the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.