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Obituary for James "Red" J. Rhuems

James J. “Red” Rhuems, age 65 of Pittsburg, KS, passed away on Sunday November 5, 2023, at Via Christi, following a sudden illness.

Red was born on April 5, 1958, in Pittsburg, KS, the son of Jim Allen Rhuems and Delores (Theys) Rhuems. He has been a lifetime area resident. He worked for the City of Pittsburg as a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 2020. He was a member of Ducks Unlimited. He loved outdoor activities, especially fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his mother Delores “Dodie” Rhuems, Pittsburg, KS; one brother, Dennis Rhuems and wife Janet, Frontenac, KS; and two nieces, Breanna Rhuems, and Brilee Jackson, husband Chandler, and great-niece Laityn. He was preceded in death by his father, Jim Rhuems.

Red will be cremated with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.