Troy J. Jordan, 49, of Shawnee, Kansas died in an accident while working on Union Pacific property in Kansas City, Kan. Sept. 29, 2015.

After high school, Jordan graduated from Central Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Jordan hired out with Union Pacific railroad in 2008 and became a member of SMART Transportation Division Local 1403 (Kansas City, Mo.) that same year. Jordan was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Parish and was proud of his Irish heritage.

Jordan leaves behind his wife of nine years Dorothy, children McKinsey, Tyler, Shannon, Emilee, Brianna Smith, Tori (Grant) Frazier, parents Bobbie and Joe, grandchildren Brooklynn Smith, Tucker Smith, Kinadee Frazier and Carson Frazier.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Amos Family Funeral Home, 10901 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66203. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 11311 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, KS 66203. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, also in Shawnee. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Amos Family Funeral Home.

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