James Wayne Sterling Sr., 80, of Owensville, Mo. passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016, at Frene Valley Healthcare in Owensville.
James was born in Belle on February 28, 1936, to the late Floyd E. and Melba G. (Phelps) Sterling.
He was also preceded in death by a son, James Sterling Jr. and brother, Donald Sterling.
His survivors include his sister, Mary Lou Dittman of Bland and several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
His body was cremated and no services are planned at this time.