LEOTI — James E. “Jim” Hayes, 82, of Leoti, died Friday, May 4, 2018, in Wichita.
He was born June 29, 1935, in Crofton, Ky., to Richard E. and Annie James Hayes.
A resident of Leoti since 1966, moving from Kalvesta, Mr. Hayes was owner/operator of Hayes Sales and Service in Leoti.
On July 22, 1961, he married Rosetta Woods at Cimarron. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Brian Hayes of Wichita; three daughters, Dayla Jensen, Shannon Hayes and Shonda Hayes, all of Wichita; a sister, Glenda Luttrull of Trenton, Ky.; a brother, Donnie Hayes of Sacramento, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Annette Coker; and a granddaughter.
Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church in Leoti. Burial will be at Leoti Cemetery. In celebration of Jim and his family, there will be a dinner at the Wichita County Community Building following committal services. All are asked to attend.
Visitation hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti.
Condolences may be posted at www.priceandsons.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Leoti Emergency Medical Technicians, in care of the funeral home.