James Dean Chauncey
James Dean Chauncey, age 47, died late Friday evening, February 18, 2011, at his Meade, Kansas residence.
He was born August 8, 1963, at Live Oak, Florida, the son of Bill Johns and Josie Register. As a young boy he attended the Canute, Oklahoma school system. A resident of Meade since 1985, moving from Elk City, Oklahoma, he was a carpenter and an oil field worker.
James enjoyed clock building, fishing, artwork, and spending time with his family and friends.
He married Phyllis Charlie Bland. She precedes him in death. On June 10, 2001, he married Dorothy Stringham at Meade, Kansas. She survives.
Other survivors include: Two sons, James Richard “L.J.” Chauncey and wife Melissa of Arkansas, Jason Braswell of Kansas City, Kansas; Six daughters, Charlotte Florez of Elk City, Oklahoma, Dana Graham of Kansas City, Kansas, Leslie Himes of Meade, Kansas, Sherry Kernell of Meade,Kansas, Jonna Evans and companion Derrick Sions of Meade, Kansas, Tony Chauncey; His father, Bill Johns of Canute, Oklahoma; A brother, Buddy Chauncey and fiancé Dawn Vana of Cordell, Oklahoma; Four sisters, Diana Guitar and husband Mark of Canute, Oklahoma, Brenda Ritenour and husband Mark of Riverview, Florida, Nancy Davis and husband Dwayne of Lafayette, Alabama, Jessica Johns of Canute, Oklahoma; Thirteen grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his mother; father, Marvin Wade Chauncey; and a grandson, Jordan Jones
Memorial services were held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, February 21, 2011, at the Community Church, Meade, with Pastor Raymond Gramkow presiding. Cremation had taken place. Private inurnment will take place at a later date.
The family would welcome memorials to the James Edward Chauncey Memorial Fund in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com