He was employed by Woodson County as a truck driver, retiring in 1987.
He was a member of the Jefferson Street Baptist Church in Eureka.
He and his wife, Freda, were married April 28, 1944.
Survivors include his wife, Freda; his daughters, Judy Lawrence, Etoile, Janice Stuber, Valley View, Texas, and Joy Tharp, El Dorado; a sister, Enola Brow n, Eureka; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and brother-in-law Robert Phillips, who lived in his home for a period of time when he was a child.
Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 25 at Campbell Funeral Home in Yates Center, with interment to follow in Toronto Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Friends for Life and sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783.