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James "Jim" Roy Perry

October 2, 1952 — December 29, 2021

James "Jim" Roy Perry
James "Jim" Roy Perry, age 69, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at North Kansas City Hospital, North Kansas City, Missouri.
Jim was born the son of Benjamen Wayne Perry and Helen Roberta (Wright) Hall on October 2, 1952, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He was a 1971 graduate of Chillicothe High School. He served in the United States Army from 1972 until 1974, in the capacity of Military Police. Jim was united in marriage to Linda Holden on April 23, 1977, at the Laredo Christian Church. She survives of the home. He worked in the automotive industry as a sales manager for over 30 years. Jim was an avid fisherman and liked to hunt. He enjoyed listening to all kinds of music. From his studies of Horticulture at Warrensburg to his years of working at Earl May in Chillicothe, he became well versed on every facet of horticulture. His love and expertise in gardening was well known by all who knew him. Jim loved spending time with his family and pets, especially Jackson, his beloved companion. He was a member of the Liberty Methodist Church, Chillicothe, Missouri. Jim was a member of the Chillicothe Elks Lodge #656. He served as a horticulture judge for 4-H and FFA. Jim was funny, loving, caring, and giving to his family and friends. He was loved by all.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Perry of the home; two sons, Brian Perry and wife Ryann, and Adam Perry both of Chillicothe, Missouri; one daughter, Emily Baker and husband Nathan of Chillicothe, Missouri; grandchildren, Landon Baker, Ashton Baker, and Dillion Perry all of Chillicothe, Missouri; two sisters, Carolyn Case of Chula, Missouri, and Pam Lissner of Independence, Missouri; one brother, Ronnie Perry and wife Joyce of Chillicothe, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. A schedule visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, January 3, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri, on Monday, January 3, 2022, from 12 noon until 7:00 p.m. Burial will be held at May Cemetery, Chula, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Methodist Church and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.
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