Jimmy leaves many loved ones, his precious wife, Brianna and his five cherished children, Adam, Jamesen Jr., Ariana, Katelyn, and Madison. Additionally both Jimmy and Bri played an instrumental role in the lives of their three nieces, Lexus, Ashaley, and Lilly Perkins, even taking Ashaley into their home to raise her as one of their own these past few years. He also leaves his dad, Jeff Van Wagner, and his mother, Wendy Van Wagner. He will be missed by his brother Shelby Lewis (Jessica Dulanski) and his sister Ciara Perkins (Landon Coons), his grandmother’s Georgia Anne Van Wagner and Donna Burke. Additionally he leaves his Aunt Sandy Van Wagner, Uncle Kevin Stripling, Uncle John and Aunt Shawn Van Wagner, and Uncle Scott and Aunt Marie Hoppers, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandpa, Burton C. Van Wagner. Jimmy was deeply loved by all and will be sadly missed.
Jimmy was a proud graduate of Oak Park High School. He was a valued employee in the maintenance department at the Royal Oaks Hospital in Windsor, MO. Jimmy’s proudest moments in life was watching his children grow. He loved watching baseball games, football, basketball and cheerleading and other events that his children were involved in over the years. Jimmy loved his children more than anything else in this life.
Funeral services for Jimmy will be held at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd; 4947 NE Chouteau Drive, Kansas City, MO 64119, Sunday January 8th, 2023 at 3:00 PM on the occasion of his 34th birthday. All friends and family are welcome to attend. In lieu of flowers an education fund for Jimmy’s children has been established. Please consider contributions to “The Van Wagner Children Educational Fund” (4206 Scottsdale Road, Smithville MO 64089).