James Edward Thomason: 1930-2020
Last updated 9/3/2020 at 2:57pm
James Thomason, 90, of Edmonds, WA, passed away August 12, 2020. He will be buried at the Tahoma National Cemetery.
Jim was born on July 27, 1930. He was the son of James Marshall Thomason and Bess Woodard. While he moved between Kansas City and Chicago many times in order for the family to find work during the Depression and war years, it was Kearney, MO that he called home. His family owned a farm there and he graduated from Kearney High School.
He was an air traffic controller in the US Navy during the Korean War.
On June 1, 1956, he was united in marriage with the love of his life, Lor...