Roy Alan Hustead

Roy Alan Hustead, 73, Hays, died Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at Hays Medical Center.

He was born March 1, 1947, in Breckenridge, Texas to Roy F. and Doris (McKinney) Hustead. He grew up in Shidler, Okla., was a 1965 graduate of Shidler High School and a graduate of Oklahoma State University.

He married Carol J. (Koerner) Myers on May 24, 1975, in Hays. He was a production foreman with Phillips Petroleum for 30 years and a Safety Coordinator with Murfin Drilling for five years. He retired and moved to Hays in 2012 after having lived in Anadarko, Okla., Morgantown, W.V., Bowie, Texas Kilgore, Texas, Odessa, Texas and Hobbs, N.M. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran and served from 1969 to 1975.

He was a member of Our Lady Help of Christian Catholic Church, Antonino, and a church lector. He was a board member of High Plains Mental Health, did radio ads for High Plains Mental Health and radio ads for the catholic radio station.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

Survivors include his wife, of the home; children, Lee Allen Myers and wife, Ingrid, Bridgeport, Texas and Gina (Myers) Shultz and husband, Jeff, Midland, Texas; a sister, Cindy Finley, Oklahoma City; a brother-in-law, Bruce Otzmann, Phoenix; six grandchildren, Lance Myers (Hannah), Brandan Myers, McKynlee Shultz, Holli Olmos (Jesse), Nicholas Kleeb (Casey) and Jackson Kleeb; and three great-grandchildren, Adric Olmos, Dylan Myers and Sadie Myers.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Terri Otzmann.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church, Antonino; burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hays with military honors by Hays Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9076.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary of Hays, 1919 E. 22nd, Hays, KS 67601 and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.

A vigil/rosary will be at 6 p.m. Friday at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Hays V.F.W. Post No. 9076 or High Plains Mental Health in care of the mortuary.

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Posted online on October 20, 2020