James Eugene Deckert, born July 22, 1962, in Great Bend, Kansas, to parents Delbert Earl and Roberta Ernestine (Potter) Deckert, passed on April 19, 2018.
Married Laura Jean Vorhies on August 22, 1987. James received degrees from Kansas State University; Ozark Christian College; and American Sentinel University with Masters in Computer Science. James owned Collector’s Pair-of-Dice, created ComicBook Pull File and The Boardgame Network channel on YouTube. James enjoyed artwork, biking, and boardgames with family and friends.
He is survived by: wife, Laura Deckert; daughters, Abigail and Naomi; sons, Elijah and Isaiah; sisters,
Nancy Bergdall (Brian) and Laura Whipple (Larry); brother, David Deckert (Liz). Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steven Deckert; son: Zachariah Deckert.
Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, at New Community Christian Church, 530 E. Cloud, Salina, Kansas. Visitation will be Monday 12:30-2 p.m. at the church. Inurnment will be 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Great Bend Cemetery, Great Bend, Kansas, with Pastor Derek Birney officiating.
Memorials: New Community Christian Church, Hospice of Salina, or Scholarship Fund for Isaiah Deckert and may be sent in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. 8th St., Salina.
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137 N. 8th St.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, April 22, 2018