Jim was born July 23, 1930 in Fort Scott, KS the son of the late Fred and Elsie (Eberle) Sinn. On July 23, 1982 he married Ruby Jane Herdt in Derby.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Roger Allen Sinn and James Howard Sinn, Jr.; brother, Dean Sinn; granddaughter, Kara Fuller.
Survivors include his wife, Ruby Sinn, Derby; sons, Mike Sinn, Tucson, Ariz., Fred Sinn, Boulder, Colo., Don Sinn and John Sinn, both of Wichita; step-children, Kim Shrauner, Mulvane, Greg Herdt and Chris Herdt, both of Derby, Jody Myers, Lee's Summit, Mo.; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; eight step-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; two brothers; and one sister.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.; services at 2:30 p.m. Friday, both at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Road, Derby.
A memorial has been established with the Kansas Humane Society. Send condolences to www.smithfamilymorturaies.com