James Dean Gauldin (aka: Shady), age 58, of O' Fallon, Missouri passed away on Sunday, February 25, 2018. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri on March 21, 1959 to John and Wilma Gauldin (nee Hall).
James had a passion for playing the guitar and working on cars. He and his sister were talented at a young age and were able to perform on television.
James is survived by his children, Angela M. (Richard) Espy and James M. Dickson; grandchildren, Tyler M. Hagemann, Makynzee A. Espy, Rochelle J. Dickson and Chelsea N. Espy; siblings, Thomas H. (Pam) Gauldin, John W. Gauldin, Robert A. (Joy) Gauldin and Dannette Swarringim and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents John W. and Wilma J. Gauldin and sister, Betty Jean Orf.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions 837 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. St. Peters, MO 63376.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the family to assist with final funeral expenses.
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