David Hook, 59, Hays, died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born June 10, 1960, in Freeport, Ill., to Wallace Reed and Joyce Annette (Wilkerson) Hook.

He married Janell (Phillips) on July 16, 1983. He was the manager for Western Metal Company in Hays for the past 21 years and prior to that had worked for Western Metal Company in Louisburg.

He was a lifetime member of the Sons of the VFW and a member of Ellis Golf Club, where he was active in the men’s association.

He enjoyed hunting, casino trips and being with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Hays; a son, Daniel Hook and wife, Nicole; two daughters, Sammy Hook and Randi Hook and fiancé, Chelsey Wessel, all of Ellis; a brother, Jim Hook, Cleveland, Mo.; three sisters, Sharon Feden and husband, Vince, Overland Park, Sue Stice and husband, Jim, Benson, Ariz., and Becky Stewart and husband, Bill, Overland Park; and six grandchildren, Keiara, Logan and Keila Hook, Elizabeth, Madison and Isabella Deutscher.

He was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Doana Hook.

A celebration of life gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Hays VFW; a private family inurnment will be at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to the Ellis Golf Club Men’s Association.

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

Brock's-Keithley Funeral Chapel and Crematory, 2509 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, is in charge of arrangements.