James "Jim" Alexander McDowell, Jr. 74, Lexington passed away on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at Lafayette Regional Health Center, Lexington. Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 20, at 2:00 pm at the Walker Nadler Fuller Funeral Home, Lexington. Visitation will be held on Monday from 1:00 pm until service time. Burial will be at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville. Mo. with honors. Memorial may be made to the Lex-Ray Tech Center for the CTSO programs or to the Lafayette County Cancer Collation.
James Alexander McDowell was born on November 20, 1943 in Lexington, MO. to James A and Lena J. Miller McDowell. Jim married Judy Delana on November 19, 1966 in Nowata, OK. Jim was a Navy Veteran, a member of the Lexington V.F.W. and the American Legion.
Jim never met a stranger and was loved by many. Jim worked for Missouri Public Works, now KCP& L and retired from there.
Survivors include his wife, Judy of the home. A daughter, Jamie Bergsieker and husband, Scott, Corder, MO. Four grandchildren, Maddy Lynn, Mason Andrew, Max Alexander and Mattson Dale Bergsieker. Also surviving is a sister Lena Shroyer as well as a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. Jim was preceded in death by his parents.