CONCORDIA, Kan. — James “Jimmy” D. Reiter, 69, of Concordia, Kan., passed away on Friday, January 3, 2020, at the Cloud County Health Center, Concordia, Kan.
It was Jimmy’s wishes to be cremated and a memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home in Concordia.
Friends may sign the register book from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday.
Family burial of the cremains will be at a later date in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Concordia.
James Reiter was born on May 2, 1950, in Sioux Falls, to William (Bill) and Joyce E. (Thompson) Reiter.
Jimmy graduated from Wosley High School in 1968. He attended Northern State University and the South Dakota School of Mines. He was a member of Triangle fraternity. Jimmy worked for Kaneb Pipeline Co. as a field worker, he retired in 2003 as the V.P. of Operations.
He married Vicki Bohling on March 17, 1984, in Concordia, Kan.
Jimmy loved working on cars and had his own hot rod business called Jimmy’s Street Rod Shop. He was the unofficial leader of ‘shop night’ at Weisner Construction. Jimmy and Vicki loved spending time at their cabin at Lovewell Lake along with their friends. Jimmy loved a good car and enjoyed rebuilding classics.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Vicki of Concordia; children, Kristie Richardson (Bobby) of Indianapolis, Ind., Kim Brustkern (Ben) of Waterloo, Iowa, Jody Dorman of Wichita, and Mechlle Butler of Wichita; sisters, Linda Schwartz of Huron, and Joy Woodard (Bill) of Durango, Colo.; grandchildren, Kiara, Jazilyn, Tiana, Kaden, Tyler, Gabrielle, and Carter; sister in-law, Terry Caldwell (Randy), Osborne; and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a nephew, Jason Schwartz.
The family suggests casual attire for the services and to wear a ‘Jimmy’s Street Shop’ T-shirt if you have one, please.
The family suggests memorials to Cloud County Health Center Foundation in care of the funeral home.