Darrell Henry “Hank” Hays, Jr., 66, Alton, died Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019, at Wesley Medical Center, Wichita.

He was born Sept. 5, 1953, in Osborne to Darrell H., Sr., & Shirley (Campbell) Hays. He was a 1971 graduate of Natoma High School.

He worked for his dad's farming operation north of Natoma.

Survivors include a brother, Terry Hays, Natoma; sisters, Linda Martin, Great Bend, Marsha Erickson, Wellington, and Stephanie Massier, Palco.

A celebration of life was Nov. 4 at United Methodist Church, Natoma; burial in Natoma Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to K9 Karma Animal Advocates, an animal rescue non-profit in care of 9karmarescue.org or mail to: K9 Karma, 809 Harding St., Wichita, KS 67208.

Pohlman, Varner & Peeler Mortuary of Russell and Natoma, was in charge of arrangements,