Hurvey D. “Doug” Chism, 77, died Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Hays.

He was born March 17, 1942, in Forty-Four, Ark., to Owen and Eunice (Collins) Chism.

He married Gladys M. (Brown) Chism on April 16 1961. He was a welder and oilfield rig hand for much of his life. He built houses and fixed most anything.  When he retired he also tinkered with rental houses. He was a jokester and always had a smile on his face and enjoyed time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Gladys; two sons, William and Paul; and three grandchildren, Felicity A. Chism, Zachary A. Chism and Tomie J. Chism. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Hurvey D. Chism, Jr.; four brothers: William, Roland, Ulman, and Howard; and a sister, Versie.

A celebration of life took place at First Assembly of God Church, Great Bend.

Brock’s Keithley funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.

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