James D. Simons

MARIENTHAL - James D. Simons, age 81, died March 10, 2020 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, KS. Jim was born May 2, 1938 in Garden City, the son of Louis B. & Ida Wewer Simons. A lifetime resident of Wichita County, he was a farmer and rancher. Jim served his country in the United States Marine Corp. On November 22, 1986 he married Lillian N. Boulware at Las Vegas, NV.

Jim’s surviving family includes five children, Curtis Simons of Emporia, KS, Randy Simons of Allen, TX, Debra Aldridge of McAlester, OK, Wayne Simons of McAllister, MT and Shawn Simons of Fort Lauderdale, FL.; three stepchildren- Kerri Chavez of NM, Lance Webster of Scott City, KS and Lesha Webster of Stafford, KS.; four siblings including Ron Simons of Stockton, KS, Donald Simons of Hays, KS, John Simons of Marienthal, KS and Geraldine Mazanec of Marienthal, KS.; eight grandchildren, for great grandchildren and 10 step grandchildren. His wife Lillian, his parents, a brother, Robert Simons and stepson, J.W. Webster precede him in death.

Vigil services will be held at 7 p.m., March 13, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, KS. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., March 14, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will be in Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, KS with Military honors provided by the United States Marine Corp Funeral Detail. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, KS. Memorials may be given to the Leoti EMT’S and mailed to: Price and Sons Funeral Home PO 161Leoti, KS 67861. Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at priceandsons.com