James “Jim” W. Geist, 66, formerly of Hays, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, in Overland Park.

He was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Oberlin to William M. and Marian (Trower) Geist.

Survivors include his mother; a son, James W. Geist Jr. and wife, Jamie; a daughter, Katina Wakefield and husband, Jody; two brothers, Tony and Don; four sisters, Monica, Marita, MaryLou and Marge; four grandchildren, Kaja and Kyson Wakefield and Colton and Corbin Geist; and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1972.

A casual gathering for family and friends will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Santa Fe Commons in downtown Overland Park.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.maplehillfuneralhome.com.