We are heartbroken to announce the death of James M. Thomason of Lee’s Summit, MO. He was surrounded by his family when he passed away peacefully on March 26, 2023.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri on June 6, 1941, to the late Marvin and Evelyn Thomason, Jim was educated at Southwest High School in Kansas City, MO and at the University of Kansas. He was an interior designer and was a facilities manager for Marion Merrill Dow.
Jim’s gentle demeanor masked a quick-witted tongue that made him an unsuspecting source of humor enjoyed by all. A lifelong Jayhawks fan, loyal Royals fan and thankful Chiefs fan, Jim loved all sports and spent countless hours rooting for his teams. He loved fishing, camping and was a proud Boy Scout for life. Jim dedicated his time to serving his community through scouting which allowed him to spend many summers at H Roe Bartle Boy Scout Camp, first as a scout, then as a parent and finally as a member of the staff. Scouting wasn’t just a hobby for Jim, it was his true passion, second only to his family. He was Sachem in The Tribe-of-Mic-O-Say.
Jim married the love of his life, Pam on May 3, 1970, and they remained married till death did they part. He was preceded in death by his parents and son Michael, Jim was survived by his wife Pam, sons Jeff (Shannon), Brian (Emmilee) and Steven (Andrea), grandchildren Tyler, Ethan, Trinity, Augustine, Lauren, Conner, Harper and Ameila.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations to be made to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by visiting afsp.org.
Services will be held at Langsford Funeral Home on Friday, March 31, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. with a visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m.
Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd Street, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 816-524-3700