James W. Pence, 65, Augusta, passed away Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013.
Visitation this evening 6-8 p.m. at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta and service 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at First Christian Church, Augusta. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.
James was born in Topeka, on Feb. 7, 1948 to Ralph Emerson and Thelma Louise (Ray) Pence. Jim worked for the city of Augusta as a electric lineman until an accident caused his paralysis. His paralysis did not keep him from volunteering for the Wichita Fire Department, Sedgwick County Fire and Butler County Emergency Management, where he devoted much of his time. On July 10, 2009 in El Dorado he married Denise (Apel) Lindahl Pence who survives him.
He is also survived by: a daughter, and brother, Bill Pence.
In lieu of flowers memorials to: Wichita Fire Department Attn: Vicki Forbes 455 N. Main, 11th Floor Wichita, KS 67202.