James "Jim" R. Cardwell

September 16, 1933 ~ January 8, 2020 (age 86)


James “Jim” R. Cardwell, 86 of Eldon, Missouri passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at his residence in Eldon, Missouri.  He was born September 16, 1933 in Ulman, Missouri, the son of the late Fred and Grace (Patterson) Cardwell.  On May 23, 1956 in Miller County, Missouri he was united in marriage to Connie (Gier) Cardwell who survives of the home.


Other survivors include,


Son, Rick Cardwell (June) of Russellville, MO


Daughter, Lana Jo McPheeters (Mike) of Eldon, MO


Four Grandsons, Justin Cardwell, Andrew Cardwell, Kyle McPheeters & Kory McPheeters (Rachel)


Two Great Granddaughters, Ella Cardwell & Ava Cardwell


Sister, Barbara Hutchison of California, MO


Nephew, Larry Kallenbach


Two brothers, one sister, three half-brothers and five half-sisters preceded him in death.


Jim served in the United States Air Force for ten years.  He was baptized in the Ulman Christian Church of Ulman, MO.  He was employed with many sign companies and as a welder in the central Missouri area for many years.


Visitation will be Friday, January 10, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Service beginning at 1:00 PM with Chris Connell officiating.  Burial will follow at Gott Cemetery of Ulman, MO with Full Military Honor’s presented by the Eldon VFW Post 2442.


Memorials in his name are suggested to Gott Cemetery of Ulman, MO.


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.      

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January 10, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
January 10, 2020

1:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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