James Jeffrey Cheshier
November 12, 1963  -  July 2, 2018

James Jeffrey Cheshier

Celebration of Life
Christ Church
1001 Elm St.
Neodesha, KS  66757
Saturday, July 7, 2018
11:00 a.m.
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Christ Church Benevolent Fund
1001 Elm St.
Neodesha, KS  66757

James Jeffrey (Jeff) Cheshier passed away Monday, July 2, 2018 at his home. He was born on November 12, 1963 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is survived by his parents Dave and Peggy Cheshier of Neodesha, KS. He leaves behind two sons, Kyle Cheshier of Salina, KS, Lance Cheshier of Independence, KS, one daughter, Kaley Lamb (Jared) of Bessemer, AL, two granddaughters, Lillian and Alaina Lamb of Bessemer, AL and one stepson, Colin Victory, Kansas City, MO. His children were the loves of his life. He is survived by one brother, Kim Cheshier (Suprena) of Chanute, KS, three sisters, Kerry Lambert (Garry) of Neodesha, KS, Ghendi Essington (Ray) of Neodesha, KS, and Shani Stacy (Doug) of Independence, KS as well as cousins who were like brothers (Buddy and Gordon Adkins) and many nieces and nephews who he loved dearly. Jeff was united in marriage to Diana Lang on February 15, 1992 and later divorce June 3,1996. He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and a most beloved aunt, Patti Stout.

Jeff attended Christ Church of Neodesha. He played the drums at church for many years, and he used to play drums for various bands over the years. He loved his family fiercely and was very proud of his kids. He loved watching his boys play sports growing up. He was an avid sports fan, especially for the Kansas City Chiefs. He’d never miss a game on TV and loved it when his dad would come watch with him. Growing up, he excelled in sports and was quite a basketball player. Jeff was passionate about what he believed. He is gone too soon and will be missed.

A celebration of life services will be Saturday July 7, 2018 at 11:00am at Christ Church in Neodesha, KS. A Memorial can be made in Jeff’s name to The Christ Church Benevolent Fund and can be left with Loran Fawcett Chapel in Neodesha, KS.

Arrangements made by Loran Fawcett Chapel. To leave a special message for the family please visit www.loranfawcettchapel.com


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  1. Rick Knight
    Washington, DC

    My goodness, what memories through the years our families have enjoyed. Uncle Harlyn (Knight) told us of Jeff’s passing tonight. Please know we are keeping you all close in thoughts and prayers. One more angel in heaven. All our love to the family from all of the Rev. Harold and Harlyn Knight family.

  2. Dannie Hutchinson Sr
    Neodesha, KS

    So sorry for your loss, Jeff had such a lovable personality

  3. Jo Ann Lair
    Neodesha, KS

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Jeff was a very kind and humble man. May the memory of his kind heart and big smile bring you comfort. I will miss him very much. May he Rest In Peace.

  4. Jim and Lois Staley
    Clay Center, KS

    To all the Cheshier family, out most sincere sympathy at this loss of Jeff. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May all the wonderful memories help ease the pain of sorrow as you go through the next few days and years. Take care and Hugs to all.

  5. Kellie Martin Strickholm
    Springdale, AR

    Dear Dave, Peggy and Family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. We lost touch over the years, but he was a good friend. Sending you all love and hugs. Kellie

  6. Tisha Mitchell
    Olathe, KS

    So sorry for your loss. Jeff will always hold a special place in my heart. Love and hugs to the family.


  7. Brian Williamson
    Fredonia, KS

    You will be missed, my brother!

  8. Peggy L. Carr
    Fredonia, KS

    So sorry for your loss.

  9. Tammy (Driskill) Hurt & Derek
    Stockbridge, GA

    Our thoughts & prayers are with the family. We love you and cherish our memories with Jeff.. Derek always enjoyed playing with Jeff’s boys when we were visiting Neodesha. Hugs, Jeff will make one heck of an Angel.. playing the drums :)

  10. Mark hinthorn an sharon felton
    Independence, KS

    Rest in peace

  11. Mark hinthorn
    I dependence, KS

  12. Suzanne McDonald
    Neodesha, KS

    I am so very sorry. May God comfort & give you solace through this time. I'm praying for you. God Bless.

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