James M. Webster, Jr.

February 23, 1932 ~ October 26, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

James Webster, Jr. Obituary

James M. Webster Jr., a resident of Freeburg, MO and former Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 6:45 a.m., Thursday, October 26, 2023 at the Missouri Veteran’s Home in St. James.

He is to be cremated under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home with no services scheduled at this time.

James M. Webster Jr., was born February 23, 1932 in Trenton to James Sr. and Florence (Pickens) Webster.  He attended various schools in Grundy County.  From October 1950 through June 1954 He served in the United States Air Force, serving 30 months of that time in Japan.  After returning to the States, he attended the University of Missouri where he received a Bachelor of Science degrees in agriculture and education.  On February 1, 1959 he was united in marriage to Carmen Hoy in Columbia, MO.  She preceded him in death on February 11, 1969.  Jim taught school for 23 years in the Mexico, Browning and Trenton school districts.  On December 1, 1972 he was remarried to Patty Wickizer in Bethany, MO.  Following teaching he and Patty travelled and developed a craft business.  Jim was a member of the Trenton Elks Lodge 801, Trenton Masonic Lodge 111, and the Presbyterian Church.

Surviving relatives include his wife Patty of the home, children Elaine Herrera and husband Tom of Port Orchard, WA, Jay Webster of Atmore, AL, and Ginni Weavers and husband Curtis of Freeburg, MO, a sister Helen Hull of Elmore, AL, six grandchildren; Kayla Schanfish and husband Dustin, Katie Webster, Brandy Lamar and husband Cleveland, Hailey Weavers, Brady Weavers and Kayla Schenkelberg and husband Patrick, and two great grandsons Kadin and Conner Schanfish.

Those preceding him in death include his parents, wife Carmen, daughter in-law Christine Webster and a sister Carole Torre.



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