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Craig Wayne Barnett Sr.

Craig Wayne Barnett Sr., 55, Hays, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 6, 1956, in Scott City to Cecil Golden and Agness Lorine (Scott) Barnett. He attended Healy schools.

He married Betty Elson on April 4, 1981, in Oberlin. She preceded him in death Nov. 30, 2004. He later married Nicole Schneider. He moved to Great Bend and worked in the meat packing plant until moving to Gove in 1992 and driving a feed truck for Glenn Coberly Feed Yard. In 1997, he moved to WaKeeney and later to Hays.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include four sons, Craig Wayne Barnett Jr., Quinter, Cecil Barnett, Great Bend, Preston Barnett, Hays, and Hunter Barnett, Hutchinson; two daughters, Heather Urban, Ellis, and Charley Maughlin, Dighton; three brothers, Paul Barnett and Mac Barnett, both of Dighton, and Bill Barnett, Healy; two sisters, Hassel Conley, Bonaire, Ga., and Bonnie Donecker, Healy; and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Edward, Kenneth and Jerel; and a sister, Kathleen Doris.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, Dighton; burial in Healy Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Boomhower Funeral Home, Dighton; burial in Healy Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Craig Barnett Sr. Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.

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