James E. Prine Jr., 79, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2006, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born May 6, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., to James Eddie Prine, Sr. and Golda Mawhiney Prine.
He married Mary Wanda Springer on Feb. 7, 1948, in Wheatland, Mo., and she survives of the home.
James was raised in Kansas City, Mo.
He graduated from high school in Wheatland, Mo. James served in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. He moved to Nevada in the late 1950s, and lived the remainder of his life there. He worked as a supervisor at Junior House, Inc. in Nevada.
Survivors, in addition to his wife, Mary, include one son, James Duane Prine and his wife, Denise, Milo, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Prine, Harrisonville, Mo., Jessie Prine, Metz, Mo., Susan Miller, Milo, Mo., Lee Prine, Nevada, Mo., Andrew Miller and Lucas Miller, both of El Dorado Springs, Mo., Jamie Prine, Milo, Mo.; and four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Mary Elain.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Mo., with Elder Tom Pyle officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park in Nevada, Mo.
Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family receives friends from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at the funeral home.
Those who wish may contribute to the American Cancer Society in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, Mo. Obituary information may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.