Obituary for James Atwood, 75

August 16,1944 To April 18,2020,


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Glasgow resident, James Atwood, 75, passed away suddenly at his home on April 18, 2020. James Sherman Atwood was born August 16, 1944 in Linneus, MO, a son to the late James O. and Gladys (Ward) Atwood. On May 9, 1968, James married the love of his life, Brenda Lee Wendt in Rock Island, IL. Together they’ve enjoyed 52 years of marriage. James worked in construction and held memberships with multiple unions, including the Boilermaker’s Union. When he was able, James enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include his wife of the home, Brenda Atwood; three children, Jason (Lisa) Atwood of Green Ridge, MO, Kevin (Shari) Atwood of Glasgow, MO and Shawna Heston-Atwood of Glasgow, MO; 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Sue Lacamp of Oregon. In addition to his parents, James was preceded in death by four sisters and two brothers. Following Mr. Atwood’s wishes, there will be no public memorial service. Arrangements are under the direction of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service of Glasgow.