James Joseph "Jim" Thomson, 63, of Osborne, Kansas, died on Monday, January 15, 2018, at his home in Osborne.
Jim was born on January 20, 1954, in Hays, Kansas, the son of James F. and Patricia J. (Prickett) Thomson. He grew up in Plainville, Kansas, and graduated from Plainville High School in 1972. He also lived in Natoma, Bunker Hill and Kansas City, Kansas. He met, fell in love and was united in marriage to Kathy Thomson on February 05, 1977, in Plainville, Kansas. From this union they were blessed with a daughter B.J. and a son James. After 35 years of marriage his beloved wife Kathy preceded him in death on July 28, 2012. He worked as an Oilfield Pumper and a truck driver. He was a member of the Son's of the American Legion Riders Post 166 and a volunteer fire fighter. He was also a dedicated member of the Lions Club. He loved riding motorcycles, old cars, and his grandkids. He was a huge Kansas City Chief's fan and was an avid American Eagle collector. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends.
Surviving family include his daughter B.J. Schultz (Mark) of Lucas, Kansas and son James D. Thomson (Lucy) of Blue Springs, Missouri and 6 grandkids Alicia, Austin, Shelby, Caleb, Ben & Sydney.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Kathy.
A memorial service to celebrate Jim's life will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Paradise United Methodist Church in Paradise, Kansas with Pastor William "Stacy" Ellsworth officiating. Cremation has been selected by the family and a graveside service will follow the services at the church. Inurnment will take place at the Natoma City Cemetery in Natoma, Kansas. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell and Natoma are in charge of the memorial service arrangements.