Kyle Urban, 31, Ellis, died Saturday, June 8, 2019, in rural Trego County.

He was born Aug. 22, 1987, in Hays to James and Jill (Kehr) Urban.

He was a floor hand with Discovery drilling and had worked for WW Drilling, Shields Drilling and Abercrombie Drilling.

He enjoyed fishing, coyote hunting with his brothers and being with friends.

Survivors include his parents; two brothers, Clinton and Kevin Urban, both of Ellis; his grandmother, Josephine Urban; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Alfred Urban; and grandparents, Robert and Faye Kehr.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellis.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.

A prayer service will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Keithley Funeral Chapel, 400 E. 17th, Ellis, KS 67637, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to the Kyle Urban Memorial Fund to be designated at a later date.

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