Kenneth J. Staggs, Jr., 81, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Wilson Care and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born March 17, 1937, in Oklahoma City to Kenneth J. Sr. and Vida S. (Bell) Staggs. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Fort Hays State University and achieved his master’s of science degree from Colorado State University.

He was a social worker working with people who were handicapped.

He was a U.S. Army National Guard veteran.

Survivors include a daughter, Kimberly Berdan, Greeley, Colo.; four brothers; and two sisters.

He was preceded in death by a son.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Gorham. Cremation has been selected and there will be no visitation.

Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, Russell, is in charge of arrangements.