John James Boone

March 5, 1938 ~ December 30, 2018 (age 80)

Mr. Johnnie James Boone was born March 5th 1938 in Kansas City, Ks to the union of James and Ester Boone.At an Early age Johnnie accepted Christ and was baptized.Johnnie was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at birth and was giving a life expectancy of 4 yrs. He had over come so many obstacles and beat all odds, not only did he live past 4yrs old, but he made it to see 80yrs. After the passing of his parents he was cared for by his cousin Giebreth Cowans who cared for him until her health failed. Then after her daughter Giebreth Newton cared for him until his final days.Johnnie was loved and respected by everyone he came in contact with. He loved to play dominoes, games and being around family and friends.  Johnnies smile was contagious and would light up a room. Despite his condition he never complained and was always full of life. He will be truly missed.He departed this life Sunday December 30th 2018 at Shawnee Gardens in Shawnee Ks.Johnnie was preceded in death by both parents James and Ester Boone.He leaves to cherish his memories: Special Cousin &  Guardian Giebreth (Larry) Newton and Rodney Brown Jr,  a special friend Cynthia Watson and a host of cousins, family and friends.Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Lawrence A. Jones & Sons Linwood Chapel 1800 E. Linwood, Kansas City, Missouri 64109. Visitation 12:00 P.M. Interment Highland Park Cemetery.

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