Mr. James Richard Sherman, Jr. James Sherman pic1

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Mr. James Richard Sherman, Jr. James Sherman pic1

September 20, 1945
to
August 9, 2021

James Richard Sherman, Jr. was born September 20, 1945 to the parents of Sarah Sherman and James Sherman, Sr. and departed this life Tuesday, August 9, 2021. His mother, father, two sisters, Beverly Sherman, Ellen Sherman, four brothers Curtis Sherman, Herman Eugene Sherman, Lemuel Sherman and William Ronald (Bucky) Sherman and one stepson, Richard A. Woods, Jr. preceded him in death.

James Sherman had three children, Regina Bosma, Tanya Whitaker, and Shaun Sherman. Marion and James Sherman were married in 1994 and remained married until his death.
James received his education in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated from Lincoln High School. After joining the Job Corp James Sherman received the February Corpsman of the Month Award from Lincoln Center, Kansas City, Missouri in 1967. James was employed with the Kansas City, Missouri School District as a Maintenance Supervisor until he retired in 1995. He was also employed with First Fleet Trucking Company for several years and retired in 2008.

James like being around his family and playing old school music and two-stepping with his wife. He was an over the road truck driver and enjoyed traveling by car. He loved to shoot pool. He enjoyed drinking his J.B, coffee and never missed cooking and eating breakfast every morning.

He leaves to cherish his memory. His wife, Marion (Marilyn) Sherman of 26 years, two daughters, Regina Bosma and Tanya Whitaker both of Denver, Colorado. One son, Shaun Sherman of Jacksonville, Florida. One stepson, Charles (Stacy) Woods of Dallas, Texas. Two sisters, Doris Thomas of Las Vegas, Nevada and Audrey (Willie) Paul of Kansas City, Missouri. 14 Grandchildren, 8 Great-grandchildren, a Host of nephew, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces, other relatives and friends.

A Special “Thank You and Much Love” to:
Nephews: Wilbert (Baby) Thomas, Eddie Griffith, Curtis Sherman, Jr., Willie Paul, Reggie Sherman, Darrell Paul, William Ronald Sherman, and William Ronald Lee Duren, Nieces:
Jasmine Gilbert and Deitre Dorsey and one Brother-in-law William Gilbert.

Malcolm Morris is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Mr. James Richard Sherman Funeral Service
Time: Aug 14, 2021 12:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Location:

Elite Funeral Chapel

11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, Missouri 64134

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, August 14, 2021 at
12:00 PM

Location:

Elite Funeral Chapel

11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, Missouri 64134

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

XII Gates Memorial Gardens

9500 E. Bannister Rd. Kansas City, Missouri 64134

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500