James B. Sandy, 59 of Rich Hill, Missouri, passed away Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. Cremation; a memorial open house will be May 6th from 12:00 – 2:00 PM at the Lenexa Community of Christ Church, 17620 W. 87th St., Lenexa, Kansas. Cremation under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, (660-679-0009) in Butler. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
James Brian Sandy, age 59 of Rich Hill, Missouri, died peacefully in his brother’s arms on April 9th 2017.
He was born August 23rd, 1957 to Lynn and Eleanor Sandy. Graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School in 1976, he enjoyed playing and watching many sports, including football and horseshoes, and was an avid fisherman; he thrived in the outdoors.
Jim was a master at carpentry, making a living at, and often applying his skills for the benefit of friends and family.
Gardening was also a part of his love of the outdoors. He cooked and preserved much of what he grew.
Jim knew no strangers; he left a large trail of friends. He always had a story to tell.
He was preceded in death by his father Lynn Sandy. He is survived by his mother, Eleanor Sandy, brother Charles Sandy/wife Linda, sister Nancy Van Hoose/husband Rick, and sister Gail Bartley/husband Don.