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.

Condolences can be left by guestbook at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or emailed to keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com.