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James Franklin Matthews, of Independence, MO passed away July 6, 2022 at his home. Memorial services will be held from 4:00pm- 9:00pm, Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Lake Jacomo Shelter One, Blue Springs, MO 64015.
James was born February 14, 1964 in Minden, Nebraska. James was the youngest of four sisters, he was their valentine as he was born on Valentine’s day. He was a man of his word, if he said he was going to do something- he would do it. He spent many years away from home in South Carolina. In SC he became a part of JumpStart ministry where he accepted a relationship with his Lord and Savior. He enjoyed his time with the ministry and wasn’t afraid to share his testimony. YouTube – “James Matthews story” Life was hard for James as he wanted to do life his way- and took his blows with perseverance. He spent years in food services and being a carnival worker.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, sister and nephew.
Survivors include: Cheryl Means, Pamela Mixon (John), Patty Shields (Keith) and many nieces and nephews.