James Lee Huff

Monday, March 29, 2021

James Lee Huff, 83, Lee’s Summit, Mo., formerly of Nevada, passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021, at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit. Jim was born on Nov. 13, 1937, in Las Vegas, Nev., to Robert and Lucille Huff. He married Marilyn Jean Mize on March 16, 2001, and she survives of the home.

Jim grew up in in the Rockville, Mo., area and graduated from Appleton City High School Class of 1955. He had an extensive career in banking spanning over 40 years. Jim was a businessman in Nevada for many years had a heart felt passion for the Nevada Community. He also lived and worked in the Joplin and Kansas City areas throughout his banking career. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Shriners in Springfield, Mo., and was a longtime member of Wood’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Lee’s Summit. Jim was an avid Missouri Tiger Fan.

In addition to his wife, Marilyn, he is survived by three stepsons, Randall Mize and his wife, Julie, Kansas City, Mo., Jeffrey Mize and his wife, Becky, Overland Park, Kan., and Michael Mize and his wife, Dayna, San Diego, Calif.; six grandchildren, Ryan, Kristen, Rachel, Emily, Haley, and Alex; and three great-grandchildren Maren, Catherine, and Kyler. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Robert Huff Jr.

Graveside services will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 31, at Newton Burial Park, Nevada, with Pastor Jim Preisig officiating. Friends may call from now until 3 p.m., Wednesday, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

Those in attendance will be asked to maintain social distancing and are asked to wear face masks to protect themselves and others.

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