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Adams Funeral Home of Nixa
Friday July 29th, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm

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Memorial Service

Adams Funeral Home of Nixa
Friday July 29th, 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm

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James "Jim" T Rayle

James Thorpe Rayle III - Jimmy to his family, Jim to his colleagues and friends, Dr. Jim to his patients - age 49, passed away July 20, 2022.


James was born September 6, 1972, in Springfield MO to Martha Anne Pettibon and James Rayle Jr.  Jimmy married Rhonda Hall of Taneyville MO in October 1995 in Springfield MO. 


They have one beautiful daughter, Avery Rayle, currently of Columbia MO.  James held many passions during his lifetime, but she was absolutely at the top of the list!  He was more proud of who she is and what she accomplishes than he could ever find words for.


Behind his daughter and family, James was a lover of dogs, books, movies, target-shooting, swimming, scuba diving, and his motorcycle. 


In his professional life, he was devoted to helping others, whether through emergency rooms, Chiropractic practice or 911 dispatch.


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Services for James Rayle will be held Friday, July 29th, 2022 at Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.  Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm and a Memorial Service will begin at 7:00 pm.


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A candle was lit in memory of James "Jim" Rayle

Kevin Aug 1 2022 12:40 PM

Rhonda, I’m very sad for you and your family. May God give you protection and peace.

Becky Smith Jul 30 2022 9:02 PM

Jimmy was my younger brother. Not by blood, but by love when my father married his mother a long time ago. Jimmy loved me unconditionally, without question or judgment. I love my brother, and I’m one of 3 people who can say he was my brother. Rest In Peace Jimmy. Avery is now on our watch.

Derek Walker Jul 29 2022 8:03 PM

Such a kind and special man grew from baby cousin Jimmy. The only person whoever spit up in my mouth was our forever true joke. So sad that such a very good man is gone far too soon. Praying so for peace and comfort for his loved ones.

Ronda Pennington Jul 28 2022 8:51 AM

I am incredibly thankful for the impact Jim had on my career, mental health, and life. Few people were more pleasant to work with, and his willingness to help you with your job or making you laugh were invaluable for me when I was younger and needing the professional and emotional support. I will never forget him.

Andrew Crocker Jul 27 2022 8:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of James "Jim" Rayle

Kathy Flowers Jul 26 2022 11:59 PM

Jim came into my life at a point where he made such an impact. He always asked about both my boys. Either the antics of my oldest that is a teenager now or what my youngest has done that required me to have a mom face. With Jim, I got to laugh at the Insanity that is parenting 2 boys. Jim was such silent strength to me. He could fist bump me and be asking 12 questions all at once. He taught me so much at work. He taught me parenting. He taught me laughter. He taught me to be better me. I greatly admired Jim. Rest easy, Jim. We got it from here.

Tash Jeffries Jul 26 2022 6:07 PM

Jim was one of a kind. There are few people you meet while on this earth that exude the joy and happiness of life that Jim did. Jim always had a smile on his face and always a kind word to say to someone, if he wasn't joking or playing a prank on them. It was a pleasure and honor to have crossed paths with Jim in life and he will never be forgotten. Good bye my friend.

Michael Lawton Jul 26 2022 5:38 PM

Jim was a one-of-a-kind and I always appreciated how he looked on the bright side of life. Avery was a tiny tot while we were in chiropractic school, but it meant so much that he trusted us to care for her while he took Rhonda out. He will be remembered by all who crossed his path. Prayers for comfort to his family

Angie (Allison) Wilson Jul 26 2022 3:40 PM

My condolences to Jimmy's family and friends! I knew Jimmy's as a neighbor when he was a tween and watched him grown into adulthood and he was definitely the kindest man. I'm so sorry for your loss and may you only smile when you think of Jimmy!

Debbie Morrow Jul 26 2022 1:16 PM