NOVEMBER 20, 1951 - DECEMBER 16, 2016

James Aaron Tivis, Sr. was born on November 20, 1951, in Osawatomie, Kansas to Geneva Fay Tivis and John R. Tivis, Jr.

James departed this life on Friday, December 16, 2016.

He was preceded in death by, his mother, Geneva Fay Jones, his father, John R. Tivis, Jr., and a sister, Janice Howard.

James enlisted in the Navy, where he served proudly for four years. While in the Navy, he met and later married his wife, Dannel Marrie Tivis.

James Aaron Tivis, Sr. leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Dannell Tivis of Grandview, Missouri; a son, Terrant Olds of Washington, D.C., a daughter, Tasha Tivis of Kansas City, Missouri, a son, James Tivis, Jr. of Blue Springs, Missouri; granddaughters, Aliyah McKelvy and Jada Tivis both of Kansas City, Missouri; a grandson, Jalen Tivis of Kansas City, Missouri; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services for James Aaron Tivis, Sr. will be held Wednesday, December 28, 11:00 a.m. at Mount Calvary Church of God in Christ, 2422 Van Brunt Blvd.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Church.

Interment, 1:30 p.m., Leavenworth National Cemetery.

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