LANCASTER, Kan. James E.Jim Pike, 62, of Lancaster, died on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at Vintage Park in Hiawatha, Kansas.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2019, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Shane Spangler, Pastor of the Bethany United Church of Christ Church, Hiawatha, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Camp Creek Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, April 14, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the Camp Creek Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Condolences to the family may be left online at

Jim was born on Sept. 1, 1956, the son of Wallace and Charlotte (Weber) Pike.

He graduated from Atchison County Community High School in 1974. He was a farmer /rancher and also worked for the Kansas Department of Transportation, out of Atchison on the road crew and lastly as a dispatcher for KDOT.

Jim was an avid hunter, and enjoyed fishing, trail and horseback riding, team roping, restoring guns and reloading ammunition.

He was a member of the Kansas Livestock Association, and Ducks Unlimited. He had attended Camp Creek United Methodist Church as a child with his parents.

Survivors include: a brother, Gary (Mary Alice) Pike, Lawrence, Kansas; and a sister, Debra (J.R.) Adcock, Hiawatha; nieces and nephews, Joey and Molly Pike and Megan (Kyle) Geffert, Jennifer (BJ) McKay; and greatnieces and nephews, Kyler and Kayden Geffert, and Kaylie and Karsen McKay.

He was preceded in death by his parents. As published in the Atchison Globe.

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