Jimmy W. Gleason was born on March 28, 1949 in Kansas City, Kansas. He passed away in his home on Saturday, February 6, 2021. He was retired from the City of Kansas City, Missouri and the Superintendent of the American Royal Horse and Stock Show. Jimmy was preceded in death by his father, Gaynell Gleason and mother, Coleen Gleason. Jimmy leaves a wife of 44 years, Deloris Gleason, and son, Brian Gleason, who reside in KC, MO.; a son, James Gleason and wife Mandy, who reside in Lenexa, Kansas; a daughter, Jamie Gleason and her son and daughter. He has a sister, Donna Pulkrabek and her husband Tom, who reside in Dillon, Colorado.