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Jimmy Joe Schmitt

March 31, 1943 - January 30, 2022

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Obituary For Jimmy Joe Schmitt

Jimmy Joe “Jim” Schmitt died comfortably and peacefully in his daughter’s home on January 30, 2022, in Harrisonville, Missouri at the age of 78.

Jim is survived by his daughter Jennifer Schmitt; sons Jim Schmitt, Andy Schmitt and Keith Kuhns; grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brothers Wes Schmitt, Carl Schmitt, and Jerry Schmitt; his father John Henry Schmitt; and his mother Annie Faye Canaday.

Jim was born on March 31, 1943, in Lepanto, Arkansas to John Henry Schmitt and Annie Faye Canaday. He graduated from Coloma Community School with a degree as a combination welder, and he worked many years as a welder until he retired.

Jim proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman recruit. Jim was a wonderful, compassionate, and loving father and grandfather who would do anything for his family, as family was very near and dear to his heart.

A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 1:00 pm, Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Sweetwater Tabernacle Church in Rich Hill, Missouri. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Jim’s life. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Wounded Warriors. The family would like to thank Complete Cremation & Funeral Service of Harrisonville, MO for their outstanding support and assistance.

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  • 02/10/2022

    We are sorry to hear of Uncle Jim's passing. There are many good, happy memories of our times with him. Jim had a good heart and he will be missed. Our love and prayers are with you all, Janet, Chris and Lisa

  • 02/09/2022

  • 02/08/2022

    We are so sad to have lost Uncle Jim -times we shared will never be repeated -only precious memories of his compassionate nature and quick wit will be remembered in love. Our love and condolences. Kathryn-Heather-Aaron-Lindsay-Jenn Schmitt

  • 02/08/2022

    We are so sad to lose Uncle Jim and the many times we shared will now only be memories...not to be again. The pleasure of knowing his protective spirit and wise-cracking joy in life, we will miss. All our love and condolences. Kathy-Heather-Aaron-Lindsay-Jenn Schmitt

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