James M. Silvey, 70, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away at his home Tuesday, May 12, 2020, with his family by his side.

Private graveside services will be at Hope Cemetery, Ottawa. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Franklin County Cancer Foundation c/o Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory, Ottawa, KS 66067. Family and friends are encouraged to post their condolences and memories on James’ Tribute Wall at www.dengelmortuary.com.