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Obituaries

Obituaries

James Edward Rightmire 1947 - 2007 Tonganoxie

Kansas City, Kan. - Services for James Edward Rightmire, 59, Tonganoxie, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home in Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Kan.Mr. Rightmire died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.He was born Aug. 9, 1947, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of James L. and Annabelle Rightmire.Mr. Rightmire served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received a Purple Heart. He retired from Santa Fe Railway.His wife, Dorothy "Dottie," survives of the home.Other survivors include his parents, Bolivar, Mo.; a son, Marc, Tonganoxie; a daughter, Andrea "Kitten" Steadman, Tonganoxie; two sisters, Sherrie Wood, Grand Rapids, Mich., and Judith Bryant, Bolivar, Mo.; and five grandchildren.Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor's choice.