James Union Sr. 78, was born in Fayette, Mississippi on February 09, 1940 to Sylvester and Rosetta Hunter Union. He lived in Rohwer, Arkansas, where he received his education. He lived in Indianapolis, Indiana for many years then moved to Kansas City, Kansas with his children and wife. He worked at Waids restaurant for several years as a cook. James retired from American Walnut, as a heavy equipment operator. James, affectionately called “Fe Fe” married Gussie Lee Union on March 5, 1958 in Rohwer, Arkansas. They were happily married for 60 years. Fe Fe enjoyed working on cars, telling family stories, watching cowboy movies, telling jokes, cooking, and drinking coffee on the porch. Fe Fe passed away on November 30, 2018. He was preceded in death by parents, Sylvester, Sr. and Rosetta Union; Siblings, Sylvester Union, Jr. (Clarasteen); Bertha Woodbury (Jewel); Annie B Union; Earl Union Sr.; Maehanna Smith (Robert); Lola Lee Union; Yvonne Moore (Samuel); Laura Mae Leveringston; Howard Union (Queen). Fe Fe leaves his loving family his wife Gussie Lee Union; Daughters, Mary Union, Gloria Union, Mayhanner Union, Lyventha Moore (David), Vivian Union; Sons, James Union Jr., Edgar Union Sr., Jimmie Union; Siblings, Willie Mae Sanders (J.D), Robert Lee Union (Dean), Alonzo Union, Odessa Murphy (Horce); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at Rising Star Baptist Church 1034 Walker Avenue Kansas City, Kansas. Visitation 10:00 A.M. Interment Blue Ridge Cemetery.