James Charles Stuart

James Charles Stuart, age 80, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2024, surrounded by loved ones.

Memorial Service will be held 11:00a.m. Monday, January 15, 2024, at the Eagles Club in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

 Jim was born, March 10, 1943, to the late James D. and Lurene M. (Belt) Stuart and raised in Crescent, Iowa. He attended Missouri Valley High School where he met the love of his life, Eddie.

 Jim and Eddie married in 1962, the same year he began his 43-year long career with Cargill. During Jim’s time with Cargill, he and Eddie moved multiple times. In 1983, they were afforded the opportunity to settle in Scott City, Missouri when Jim took the position of superintendent of Buffalo Island. They stayed in Missouri until his retirement in 2005. After retirement, Jim started Stuart Consulting where he managed projects across the mid-west and south. Jim fully retired in 2013. Jim and Eddie divided their time between Missouri Valley, Iowa and Des Allemands, Louisiana.

Jim took great pleasure in the outdoors including hunting, fishing, shrimping and boat rides with his lab Roux.

 Jim is survived by his wife of 61 years Eddie Hendrix of Missouri Valley, Iowa. His two sons Jimmy (Michele) of Des Allemands, Louisiana and Mark (Cassie) of Logan, Iowa. Jim had 9 grandchildren who always kept him on his toes, Megan (Erik), Nichole (James), Jenna (Rhett), Mark (Jessica), Taylor, Matthew, Jimmy (Faith), and Marrisa. He also had 6 great grandchildren who were his favorites, Ella, Macy, Laila, Jack, Jimmy “Gumbo”, and Dean. Siblings Elizabeth, Robert, and Lu Anne (Randy). Followed by a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

He is proceeded in death by his parents James and Lurene (Belt) of Crescent, Iowa, brother Earl, and his best friend Roux. His family will find comfort in remembering Jim for his strength, work ethic, and kindness until they can crack a cold one with him again.



  • Norman & Linda Burson Posted January 11, 2024 5:55 pm

    Eddie and family, Sorry to hear about Jim. You two were so blessed to spend so many wonderful year’s together. Thinking of you all at this time.. Sincerely and Love Norman & Linda

  • Caren Owen Posted January 11, 2024 6:04 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Stuart family. Mr. Jim had a very kind and loving soul to everyone he met. God definitely has an Angel with him in Heaven. Rest in Peace, Mr. Jim.

  • Bryan and Rhonda Sirola Posted January 11, 2024 9:32 pm

    We are so very sorry for everyone’s loss. It’s a time for sorrow but most of all the marvelous memories you all have of Jim. Sending love,hugs,and prayers from Springfield Mo.

  • Tina Pruitt Posted January 11, 2024 10:36 pm

    Sending my condolences to the family during this difficult time. Rest easy Jimmy

  • David Hendrix Posted January 11, 2024 10:41 pm

    Loved, you, uncle Jim, you will be missed. I have my dog today because ofJim &Eddie.. Triton our beagle. I’ve wanted one ever since I came and saw Jim and Eddie down in scott city and they had beagles.

  • Bertelson Debbie Posted January 12, 2024 7:19 am

    Eddie and family I am so sorry for your loss of Jim. He was a great guy and I will always remember him wearing a smile. May your wonderful memories with Jim surround you with peace and comfort. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless!

  • Mac McGuckien Posted January 12, 2024 11:23 am

    A great Man and a great Friend. Rest in Peace.

  • Mike and Shirley Cameron Posted January 15, 2024 4:47 pm

    Jim was the salt of the earth. He will be missed by all who knew him. He made this world a better place. May he rest in heaven with our Lord Jesus 🙏

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