Reggie Lynn Pywell, age 64 of Wichita, passed away on January 1, 2020 in Wichita. He was born on December 15, 1955, in Plainville, to Rose (Sparks) Pywell and Charles “Corky” Pywell.
Reggie graduated from Plainville High School in 1974. He completed courses at the vo-tech school in Salina, KS and moved to Phillipsburg to work at Newells. He then moved to Wichita where he was briefly employed at Cessna. He then took a position with Boeing, which later sold to Spirit Aerosystems. Reggie worked in electrical maintenance at Spirit until his retirement in 2010.
Reggie was a person of strong moral and political views. He was a family-oriented person, always assisting family with projects and hosting family get-togethers. His passions included spending time with family and cheering for Kansas Jayhawk basketball.
He is survived by his brothers Rick Pywell of Plainville, Terry (Denise) Pywell and Kevin Pywell of Wichita; sisters Cherie (Lynn) Houser and Lisa (Brian) Moos of Plainville, Vicky (Bill) Haselwood of Cherryvale, Pam (Rob) Meyer of Waukesha, WI; 15 nieces and nephews; and 13 great nieces and nephews.
Reggie was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents Daisy and Albert Sparks and Fern and Cecil Pywell.
Services will be Saturday, January 11, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. at the Nazarene Church, Plainville. Visitation will be at the church from 11 a.m. till service time. Burial to follow at the Pleasantview Cemetery, Palco.
Services provided by Schmitt Funeral Home of WaKeeney, www.schmittfuneral.com.
Memorials are suggested to the Reggie Pywell Memorial Fund and may be sent, payable to the fund, c/o Schmitt Funeral Home, 336 N 12th St, WaKeeney, KS 67672.