James R. Unruh, 77, Pawnee Rock, died Saturday June 16, 2018, at Cherry Village, Great Bend.

He was born Aug. 22, 1940, in Great Bend to Dean and Nancye Converse Unruh.

He married Rose Mary Salmans on April 28, 1962, in Larned. He was a truck driver at Flex Weight Corp., R&S Transportation and Ark Valley Sand Co. until retirement in 2012.

Survivors include his wife; three sons, Thomas, Larry and Gary, all of Great Bend; two daughters, Teresa McPherson, Hays, and Katie Kessler, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two brothers, William E., Salina, and George M., St. John; a sister, Susan Ellis, Metairie, La.; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Beckwith Mortuary Chapel, Larned; burial in Pawnee Rock Cemetery.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society in care of the mortuary.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.beckwithmortuary.com.