James Otis Sickler, Jr.
Date: Monday, February 29, 2016
Pitman Funeral Home, 1545 Wentzville Pkwy, Wentzville, MO 63385
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Frieden's Peace United Church of Christ, New Melle, MO
Frieden's Peace Cemetery at a later date
Donors Choice in care of Pitman Funeral Home P.O. Box 248 Wentzville, MO 63385
James O. Sickler Jr. passed away on February 26, 2016 at the age of 70. He is survived by his beloved wife Shirlee Sickler nee Jessup of Defiance, MO, his father, James O. Sickler, Sr., son, Shaun P. Travis; three daughters, Kelly A. (J.R.) Smith, Laurie D. (Rich) Hackenwerth, Heather M. (Austin)Wheeler; two brothers, Steve Sickler, Kenneth Sickler; sister, Kathy Sickler; 13 grandchildren, ; 6 great-grandchildren, ; He is preceded in death by his mother, Julianna K. Sickler. James and Shirlee were united in marriage on August 19, 1989. James served in the United States Navy, he worked as a machinest for 30 years. James was in the New Melle Passion play for 34. He enjoyed spending time at his place in Branson and playing his collection of vinyl records. James was the first baby boomer born in the midwest. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.