James A. “Jim” Charbonneau, 68, Hays, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at Hays Medical Center.
He was born Jan. 29, 1950, in Concordia to Alfred and Lula (LaBarge) Charbonneau. He graduated from Concordia High School and Brown Mackie College.
He married Judith “Judi” Benoit on May 6, 1989, in Damar. He was a retired certified public accountant.
He was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church.
He enjoyed tractors, Ford vehicles, watching baseball and talking about politics.
Survivors include his wife, of the home; a son, Carey Wise, Olathe; a daughter, Lanell Bailey and husband, Steven, Great Falls, Mont.; two brothers, Darrel Charbonneau and wife, Peggy, Wichita, and Ray Charbonneau and wife, Amber, Dewey, Okla.; a sister, Lorena Flesher and husband, Neal, Hays; three grandchildren, Daylon Ingalls and husband, Andrew, Logan Hertel and Cole Wise; two great-grandchildren, Elijah Ingalls and Adalynn Ingalls; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; Theresa Powell and Bernice Butler; and a brother-in-law, Marvin Powell.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Hays; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Damar.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Tuesday, both at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.
A vigil/rosary will be at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church in care of the chapel.
Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com.