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James (Jim or Jimmy) Alan Hornbostel, 51, of Monroe, MO passed away April 7, 2021, at Hannibal Regional Medical Center. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, Raytown, Missouri. Visitation will be held at 1-2 p.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021 also at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, Raytown, Missouri.
Jim was born in Kansas City, KS on December 28, 1969. He was baptized at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church on January 25, 1970 by his grandfather, Rev. Alvin Hornbostel. Jim was confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in 1983. He graduated from Lutheran High School in Kansas City, MO in 1987. Jim continued his education by participating in DECA and graduating from Kansas City Kansas Community College in 1990, with an Associate degree in Marketing. With this background, Jim enjoyed new challenges with many different job opportunities over the years, but he was a true Salesman. His gift for sales allowed him to paint elaborate pictures with words. Jim utilized this creativity as he explored various positions in sales, ministry, and bartending, just to name a few. Most recently he worked for City Limits Harley Davidson and Sportsman’s Bar.
Jim enjoyed recreational sports, music, games, and having fun. He wanted everyone to share in the fun. His last gift was to donate organs so that others could have fun and carry on.
Jim is survived by his mother Susan Loehr, father John Hornbostel, stepfather Wayne Loehr, children Allie Hornbostel and Austin Hornbostel, mother of his children Julie Neumann, his partner Saskia Griffin and her children Kaleb, Bella and Jayde, siblings Tom Hornbostel (Nancy), Lisa Franiuk (Paul), Whit Hornbostel, and Emma Hornbostel. He enjoyed time with his 4 nieces, 2 nephews and their families, as well as numerous extended family members.