James LaCour

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

James Arthur LaCour, 58, of Greeley, Colo., died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2003, at North Colorado Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 2, 1944, in Kansas City, Mo., son of James Arthur and Evelyn McDaniel LaCour Sr. He and Kay Wyant were married Dec. 15, 1968, in Kansas City.

LaCour was a graduate of Central High School in Kansas City, Park College in Parkville, Mo., and received a master's degree from Northern Arizona University at Flagstaff.

He was human resource director at UNC five years, and also worked in the human resource department at Southeast Missouri State University from Nov. 8, 1999, to Aug. 31, 2002. He was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Greeley.

LaCour served a total of 34 years in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve and National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, and a son, Damon LaCour of Raytown, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at First Church of the Nazarene in Greeley. A second service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Lees Summit, Mo. Burial will be in Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville.