Obit: James McMichael

James D. McMichael, 53, of Atalissa passed away Wednesday July 3, 2019 at his home. Graveside services were held Wednesday, July 10 at the Overman Cemetery, Atalissa. The Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at Memorials may be made to James McMichael Memorial Fund. James was born March 20, 1966 in Iowa City, the son of Jerry and Linda (DeVore) McMichael. He was a 1984 graduate of West Liberty High School. On Feb. 26, 1996 he was united in marriage to Joan VanDusen in Muscatine. Jamey farmed all of his life, he was a “jack of all trades” and enjoyed cars, hunting, fishing and guns. Survivors include his wife Joan, two sons: Chasen and Trey, parents Jerry and Linda, two brothers: Jarrod (Stacy) and Jason all of Atalissa. He is also survived by companions Ellie, Sadie, Jackson and Cooper. He was preceded in death by his grandparents and infant sister Tracey.