Michael Gene McLoud, 55, Hays, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, in Hays.

He was born Aug. 9, 1963, in Omaha, Neb., to C. Gene and Lois Jean (Schutts) McLoud.

He was a chef and a landscape architect.

He enjoyed his family and friends, cooking and being outdoors with his dogs, Chili and Habanero.

He is survived by a daughter, Kate (DeVon Gyimah) McLoud; a sister, Roberta (Bill Westemeier) McLoud; two nephews, Maxwell and William Westemeier; a niece, Maricela Westemeier; his special friend, Sunni Rae Kohl, and her son, Banner Jones.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Cline's-Keithley Mortuary, 1919 E. 22nd Hays, KS 67601.

Memorials are suggested to be used according to the wishes of the family.

Condolences may be left by guest book at www.keithleyfuneralchapels.com or by email at keithleyfuneralhomes@gmail.com