James “Jim” Dean Sanders, 74, died Friday, June 15, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Aug. 17, 1943, in Hays to Elmer and Freda Marie (Leikam) Sanders.

He enjoyed fishing, playing pool and pinball. He was an excellent leather man and created beautiful pieces of art with leather.

Survivors include a daughter, Sandy Pollman, McPherson; three brothers, Joe Sanders, Florida, John Sanders and Jeff Sanders and wife, Tammy, all of Hays; two sisters, Janet Pfeifer and husband Leonard, Texas and Judy Laurie and husband, Ramon, Russell; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by his parents; and a son, James Marsh.

A private family service will be at a later date.

Brock’s-Keithley Funeral Chapel & Crematory, 2509 Vine,Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.