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James R. Glaze

July 14, 1929 — September 24, 2018

James Richard Glaze, of Harrisonville, Missouri was born July 14, 1929 in Lamar, Missouri the son of John and Roselee (Feezell) Glaze. He departed this life on Monday, September 24, 2018 at Lee's Summit Medical Center, Lee's Summit, Missouri surrounded by love and family at the age of 89 years, 2 months and 10 days.

On March 30, 1975, James was united in marriage to Inez Irene (Goucher) McLay in Boise, Idaho. Inez preceded him in death on July 2, 2010. Later he was united in marriage to Marcia (Thompson) Southard on January 2, 2014 in Naples, Florida.

James was employed as a maintenance supervisor for Sawyer of Napa Tannery, Napa, California. He was a member of the Abiding Love Baptist Church, Harrisonville. James was an Army veteran and was very active with the Harrisonville VFW Post #4409 Honor Guard. He enjoyed fishing, going to the casino, going to auctions, playing bingo, taking trips and driving to get there.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in the death by a daughter, Gwen Yeager and two brothers, Willard and Jack Glaze.

James is survived by his wife, Marcia Southard of the home; three daughters, Barbara Elliott and fiancée Jim Staley, Olathe, Kansas, Sandra Dillon and husband Daniel, Fulton, Kansas, Deborah Wilson and husband Gerald, Kansas City, Kansas; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; step-children, John Southard and wife Diane, Vicki Pilcher and husband Mark, Cliff Southard and wife Kelly, Chris Southard and fiancé, Donna Summers, Rick McLay and wife Barb; 12 step-grandchildren; 13 step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Alva Glaze and Earl Glaze and a sister, Mary Sparks all of LaCygne, Kansas; other relatives and many friends.

Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Abiding Love Baptist Church, 24300 E State Rte EE, Harrisonville, Missouri 64701 with Military Honors to follow.

Inurnment is in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Missouri at a later date.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.
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