Chad Alan Record, 48, Hays, died suddenly, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at his home.

He was born Nov. 16, 1969, in Flint, Mich., to Carol J. and Robert A. Record.

He was a U.S. Army veteran after high school and served in Operation Desert Storm. After serving, he moved to Kansas.

He enjoyed talking to people and was always ready with a kind word, a big smile and a helping hand when needed.

Survivors include a brother, Jason; two sisters, Holli and Jennifer; and his father and Sandy.

Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family service will be at a later date in Michigan.

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