James Wessel, 49, died Oct. 14, 2019, in Wichita County.
H e was born on Sept. 10, 1970, in Garden City, the son of Charles D. and Katherine L. (Durant) Wessel.
A lifetime resident of Scott City, James worked for Efrain Prieto, Kelly Conine, Gary Speer and was currently working for Barbie and Mark Wilbur Farming.
He attended the First Baptist Church of Scott City.
On July 16, 2011, he married Amy Malchow in Scott City. She survives.
Other survivors include his mother; his son, Kolemann Patton, Colo.; two step-children, Freedom and Braydin; a brother, Kenneth Wessel and wife Toni, Scott City; and sister, Barbie Wilbur and husband Mark, Leoti.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A memorial service will be held on Sat., Oct. 19, 11:00 a.m., at Lake Scott State Park, across from Camp Lakeside.
Memorials can be made to the James L. Wessel Memorial Fund in care of Price and Sons Funeral Homes, Box 553, Scott City, Ks. 67871.
There will be no calling times.