James R. Mann, 76, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 in the comfort of his home in Leavenworth, where his grandson, Michael Mann, Jr. was caring for him.

James R. Mann, 76, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 in the comfort of his home in Leavenworth, where his grandson, Michael Mann, Jr. was caring for him. James (Jimmy) was born on Sept. 28, 1942 to Charles and Mary (Skahan) Mann in Leavenworth, Kansas. He joined the Navy in September of 1960 and he was part of the Cubin Blockaid in 1962. He returned to Leavenworth in 1963- where he joined his brothers, Tom and Ron in their salon.
In 1965, James married Sandra L. Heffernan on July 10. They owned several business’ together, to include Jim and Sandi’s hair salon, and Cedar Woods Supper Club.
James is survived by his three children, Jami (Jim) Patterson, Leavenworth, Kansas, Michael Mann, Sr., Phoenix, Arizona and Corey Mann, Manhattan, Kansas. Other survivors include his five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and his two sisters, Sharon Barker and Carole (Mike) Walters.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Sandi; and his four brothers, Francis, Chuck, Ron and Tom Mann.
Graveside service will be held on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at 9 a.m. at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel.