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James W. Dyess

August 13, 2018
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Ware - James W. “Pops” Dyess, 89, of Ware died on Monday, August 13, 2018 at the Soldiers Home in Holyoke. 


He leaves his wife, Goldie R. Dyess of Ware, his son David Dyess and his wife Kelly Lynn of Ware,  two daughters, Debra Kullman of Falcon, CO, and Kelly D. Dyess of Tempe, AZ; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his infant son, Steven.  He was born in Seiling, Oklahoma, son of the late William H. and Etta (Stoddard) Dyess, and lived in Calhan, Colorado for close to 40 years, before moving to Ware 4 years ago. 


James was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War, where he was honorably discharged with a Purple Heart medal.  He was very proud of his service to our country, and remained a life-long member of the Clarence G. Dzuris VFW Post 5221 in Calhan.


James’ family would like to thank the dedicated staff of the Holyoke VNA, and the Holyoke Soldiers Home for his care. 


Calling hours for James will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 5 to 7PM in the Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant Street in Ware.  Burial will be in Calhan, CO next week.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Team Fidelis, 9218 Metcalf Ave., Suite 203, Overland Park, KS 66212 or at  Team Fidelis’ mission is to end the epidemic of veteran suicide by raising awareness, and providing a bridge of hope and building camraderie.


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Donations may be made to:

Team Fidelis
9218 Metcalf Ave., Suite 203, Overland Park KS 66212

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