James Ray “Wildhoss” Wimberly, 77 passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2016. He was a native of Cannon Co.
He is survived by his daughters, Michelle Bailey (Shane Gannon) of Woodbury and Jamie Wright of Smithville; Grandchildren, Natasha (Blake) Parker, Natalie (Jason) Sanders, Seth & Cole Wright; Great Grandchildren, Kurstin Warrick, Karoline Sanders & Wyatt Coffman; Brothers, Darce (Bernice) Wimberly & Glen (Rhonda) Wimberly all of Woodbury; Sister-in-law, Baunita Wimberly of Woodbury.
Mr. Wimberly was the son of the late Clyde Anderson Wimberly and Pearl Mathis Wimberly. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings and their spouses, Mattie Lee (Roy) Gannon, Mildred (Ray) Fann, Paul (Shirley) Wimberly, Joe Wimberly, Ruth (Wayne) Lefevers; Son-in-law, Anthony Wright; Nephews, Jeff Wimberly and Russell (Sharon) Fann.
James was a member of the Church of Christ and was a heavy equipment operator and a truck driver. He was also a horse trainer and farrier. James was a member of the Cannon Co. Walking Horse Association, National Spotted Saddle Horse Association and Spotted Saddle Horse Breeders & Exhibitors Association.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Saturday, November 26, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup officiating. Interment will follow Riverside Gardens. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Visitation with the family will be Friday, November 20, 2016 from 3 pm till 9 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cannon Co. Walking Horse Assoc.