James Dysart Obituary

James K. Dysart
James K. Dysart
James K. Dysart

May 16, 1924 - July 5, 2006
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Carlisle, IA
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James K. Dysart, 82, died Wednesday, July 5, 2006 at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 8 at Iles Funeral Homes-Dunn's Chapel. Burial will be at Scotch Ridge Cemetery.

Jim was born in Des Moines on May 16, 1924 to James J. and Martha (Masterson) Dysart. He was a graduate of Drake University and an Air Force veteran of World War II. He retired as a Federal Funds Coordinator for the State of Iowa Controller's Office in 1986. He was member of Park Avenue Presbyterian Church and enjoyed golf, bridge, travel and Hawkeye Sports. He was a devoted family man and loved spending time at family activities.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Betty (Botkin) Dysart. He is survived by his daughter, Christy Ill Leavell and her husband, Garry Leavell of Clive; son, Jim W. Dysart; grandson, Andrew E. (Jennifer) Ill; great-grandson, Charles Ill; sister, Barbara Corrigan; and sister-in-law, Joyann Benoit all of Des Moines; two step-grandsons, Garry (Linda) Leavell, Jr. of Plano, TX and Andrew Leavell of Houston, TX; two step-great-grandchildren, Hayley and Cameron Leavell; nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Central Iowa Kavanagh House on 56th Street or Park Avenue Presbyterian Church.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Carlisle Care Center and Kavanagh House for the kind and exceptional care they provided.





Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Friday, July 7, 2006
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Saturday, July 8, 2006
11:00 AM
Scotch Ridge Church Cemetery
Highway 69 & Scotch Ridge Road
Carlisle, IA US 50047
Saturday, July 8, 2006


Park Avenue Presbyterian Church
3120 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315