Baumli, James A. 1952-2018

Maryville, Mo. James A. Baumli, 65, of Maryville, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his home.

James was born on July 17, 1952, in Maryville, to John and Mary (Anderson) Baumli.

He was a 1971 graduate of Maryville High School and attended Northwest Technical School.

He was a maintenance mechanic for Federal Mogual until his retirement.

James enjoyed dirt track racing, restoring old tractors, cars and being a hobby farmer.

James was preceded in death by: his parents, and one sister, Cynthia Baumli.

He married Linda Ann Newsom on October 7, 2006, in Gardner, Kansas. She survives of the home.

Additional survivors include: son, James (Jena) Baumli, Lathrop, Missouri; two half-brothers, J.J. Steven and Russell Judd; three step-children, Jimmy (Niki) Deason, Perry, Kansas, Christy (Jacob) Derr, Paola, Kansas and Kelly (Mike) Cordray, Gardner, Kansas; three brothers, John (Loretta) Baumli, Maryville, Steven (Lori) Baumli, Lincoln, Nebraska, and Daniel Baumli, Claycomo, Missouri; sister, Susan Hane, Kansas City; 13 grandchildren, Jenna and Hailee Baumli, Skyler Heitman, Brianna Foster, Corey (Samantha) West, Alexis and Jacob Derr, Syler, Iylie, and Jaydi Deason, Vega, Meila, and Fisher Cordray; great-grandson, Finn West and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Baumli has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home, Maryville, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Price Funeral Home.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.