James Truman Quigley, 70, of Kansas City, died Monday, March 29, 2004, at North Kansas City Hospital in North Kansas City.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 1, at North Cross United Methodist Church in Kansas City. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday during a graveside service at Nelson Cemetery in Nelson. Memorials are suggested to North Cross United Methodist Church in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall.
Born Aug. 22, 1933, in Milan, he was the son of the late J. Truman Quigley and Dorothy Torrey Quigley. On March 21, 1964, he married Mary Alice McGraw, who survives of the home. He had lived in the Kansas City area most of his life. He was a member of North Cross United Methodist Church and the "Friends" Sunday school class. He was a foreman for Ford Motor Company, a Kansas City Star carrier and an independent insurance broker for many years. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a Little League baseball, softball and basketball coach for many years and an avid supporter of Oak Park High School Booster Club. He attended Northeast Missouri Teacher's College in Kirksville and was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War.
Additional survivors include one son, Patrick Quigley of Lenexa, Kan.; one daughter, Mary Drago and husband Dave of St. Louis; one sister, Juanita Ferguson of Olathe, Kan.; two granddaughters, Jerica and Jamie Drago of St. Louis; and one nephew, Greg Ferguson and wife Susan, and their children, Brandon and Jenna, all of Olathe, Kan.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother and one brother-in-law.
Additional information provided per family recompense.