Jim served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was united in marriage with Jean Guess on December 16, 1950 in New Hampton, MO. From this union three children were born, Rick, Debbie and Jeff. Jean preceded him in death in November of 2014.
Jim spent his working career as a truck driver and owner of his own business, Goble Trucking. He was also a volunteer for over 20 years with the Platte County Sherriff’s Department as a Deputy. Jim was a member of the Masonic Lodge in New Hampton, MO. He enjoyed playing the fiddle; Blue Grass music; going to the lake house; traveling in the family motorhome with his grandchildren; and family dinners. His pride and joy was a 1954 Super C Farmall Tractor.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Goble, his parents, a grandson, Joseph Goble and a sister, Carolyn Gentry. He is survived by his children: daughter, Debbie Goble of Kansas City, MO and two sons, Rick Goble of Grain Valley, MO and Jeff Goble and wife, Janeen of Kansas City, MO; five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, January 10, 2015 at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Parkville, MO. The funeral service will immediately follow at 1 p.m. at the chapel. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Albany, MO. Memories of Jim and condolences may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.