Jim Haile

July 22, 1942 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 77)

Jim Haile, 77, of Gladstone, MO died peacefully on Saturday, September 21, 2019.  He was born July 22, 1942, in Lamar, MO  to the late Guy and Eunice (Bair) Haile.

Jim was a simple man, he proudly served in the U.S. Navy, where he learned to be a mechanic, which he turned into a career and retired from Ford.

He is survived by his step-daughter, Sheryl (Tracey) Ballou, 7 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Siblings, Fuzz (Bonnie) Haile, Chuck (Teresa), Kathie (David) Davenport, LynnBeth (Jerry) Sloane and Barbara Mason. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  

In addition to his parents, Jim is preceded in death by his wife Patricia, son Christopher and siblings Doris, Roy, Leonard, Maryann, Steve, William and Carol..

Visitation will be Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 11 AM until time of service at 12 PM all at Terrace Park Funeral Home, 801 NW 108th St. (169 Hwy & Shoal Creek) Kansas City, MO.  Private interment at Terrace Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project   Share online condolences at

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