Patricia “Patty” James










Patricia “Patty” M. James

June 23, 1957 ~ February 9, 2017

Age:  59 years

Preceded in death by infant son Justin; father Raymond Dougherty; mother and stepfather Gladys & Clayton Leffingwell; sister Gloria Spangler; brother Sonny Clouse & niece Catherine Spangler.

Survived by husband Richard; Jinnifer James, Jeffrey James (Elizabeth), Jessica Riccio (Paul); Joshua James; grandchildren Delaney, Manning, Wyatt; brothers and sisters Tim Clouse (Nancy), Shirley Holsinger, Roxanne Duncan (Lyle), Dean Leffingwell (Colleen); many nieces & nephews; and many other friends & relatives.

Visitation:  5-7 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2017 at Bellevue Memorial Chapel.

Funeral Service:  10 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at Bellevue Christian Center, 1400 Harvell Drive, Bellevue.

Interment:  Westlawn Hillcrest Cemetery, 5701 Center Street, Omaha, NE

Memorials will be directed by the family.



  • Melanie Beach Posted February 11, 2017 6:55 am

    My deepest condolences to my family. Aunty Patty was such a warm, loving person. I am glad that her pain is gone. Please hold onto each other as you feel her loss. My love to you all.

  • Dave & Wendy Eyrich Posted February 11, 2017 7:57 am

    Rick & children, we are so very sorry for your loss. Patty was an amazing friend and a wonderful wife and mother. We have some wonderful memories! You are all in our prayers.

  • Deborah Riccio Posted February 11, 2017 10:09 am

    May God open his arms and except this beautiful angel in his heavenly home and may he bring peace and healing upon the family Love Debbie Riccio

  • John & Kathy Gordon Posted February 11, 2017 6:40 pm

    I’m sorry to hear about your loss , she will be truly missed , my prayer are with you . God Bless all of you !

  • Sherry Becker Posted February 13, 2017 12:50 pm

    Rick and children, I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious wife and mother. All of my memories of Patty are of her smile and gentle manner. May you all find peace in knowing that she is in the arms of her heavenly father and reunited with her family in heaven. God bless you all!

  • Dr. Gene Gaspard Posted February 13, 2017 2:10 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to the James family. May God’s peace and love bring comfort during this difficult time.

  • David & Lisa Sheldon Posted February 13, 2017 6:48 pm

    Patty will truly be missed. May God give comfort to her family as she starts her new life in His presence.

  • Shiloh Schweiss Posted February 19, 2017 6:50 pm

    I just found out about Patty. I’m so sorry for your loss Richard! She was an amazing women! I used to work with her at Shopko. She will be greatly missed.! My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family!

  • Gina Schaff Posted April 23, 2017 2:16 pm

    I just heard about Pattys passing today. I am so sorry for your loss. I know Patty was a wonderful person and my longest friend I’ve ever had. My heart hurts for you all . Love you Rick and family!

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