Kelly D. Casper, 59, Hays, died Thursday, May 14, 2020, after a short battle with cancer.


He was born Sept. 12, 1960, in Hays to Donald and Edna (Bailey) Casper. He was a custodian at Thomas More Prep-Marian High School and USD 489.


He enjoyed building and working on computers, his dogs and was a kind and caring man who was always willing to help others.


Survivors include three brothers, Dan Casper and wife, Harriet, Las Vegas, Jeff Casper and wife, Carolyn, Brownell, and Tom Casper and wife, Debbie, Hays; a sister, Diane Dreiling and husband, Larry, Medicine Lodge; his special friend, Teresa Tone, Hays; and numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents; and two great nephews, Triston Werth and Landon Weatherby.


Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays.


Memorials are suggested to the Humane Society of the High Plains, in care of Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601.


Condolences can be sent to the family at www.haysmemorial.com