Carl Alvis, 78, Hays, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Salina Regional Regional Health Center.

He was born July 21, 1939, in Aurora, Neb., to Carl and Bessie Alvis.

He married Sharon Wilson. He later married Jan Geist. He did home maintenance tree service.

Survivors include his companion, Marian, Ness City; a son, Carl Alvis, Cawker City; two daughters, Christine Hockman and Angie Alvis, both of Hays; a sister, Vula Flonger, Osklaloosa; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Tom and Bill Alvis; a sister, Sally Carruth; two sons, Ken and Ben Alvis; and two grandsons, Carl and Kevin Alvis.

Cremation has taken place.

Memorials are suggested to1500 West 27th, Lot 43, Hays, KS 67601.