James Henry Wickerham of Ironton, Missouri was born on December 11, 1936 in Washington County, Missouri a son of the late James Joseph Wickerham and the late Ethel Louise (Pratt) Wickerham. James was united in marriage to Sandra on August 28, 1980. James passed away on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at his residence at the age of eighty-one.
Survivors include his loving companion, Kathleen "Kat" Mares; eleven children: Donald Wickerham and Judy Mais, Diane (Pete) Halsted, Cindy (David) Hayes, Billy Gene (Lisa) Wickerham, Shirley (Candria Ray) Wickerham, Sue Wickerham, Geneva (Bobby) Prichett, David Wickerham, Heather Meyer, Theresa Wickerham and Cassandra Wickerham; three brothers: Harold (Marcella) Wickerham, Larry (Peggy) Wickerham, Wayne (Lynne) Wickerham; sister, Barbara Johnson; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, James is preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Wickerham; daughter, Sharon Wickerham; sister, Kathy Hurt; brother, Jerry Wickerham; and brother-in-law, John Johnson.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at the DeClue Funeral Home.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the DeClue Memorial Chapel.
Interment and final prayers will be held at the White Oak Grove Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted into the care and direction of the DeClue Funeral Home.