James Dean Twitchell, 48, Independence, passed away Friday May 4, 2007 at the Kansas City Hospice House, in Kansas City, Mo.
James was born on Jan. 30, 1959, the son of Freddie Dale and Minnie (Kramer) Twitchell in Lexington.
James is survived by: his father, Freddie Dale Twitchell, Neosha; brothers, Fred Twitchell, Jr. and Audie Twitchell, Excelsior Springs.
James was preceded in death by his mother, Minnie and daughter Rachel Twitchell.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society.
James will be cremated and a celebration of his life will take place at the family’s residence in Excelsior Springs, on Sunday, May 13, 2007 between 2 and 4 p.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Polley Funeral Home in Excelsior Springs.