Darin Francis Applegate

Darin Francis Applegate, 60, Hays, died Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, at Wesley Medical Center.

He was born July 12, 1960, in Topeka, to Dr. Francis R. and Haven (Moore) Applegate. He was a 1978 graduate of Hays High School. Following high school, he received his certification in computer maintenance through North Central Kansas Technical College.

Afterwards he used his expertise to help fix family and friends’ computers, build computers and work at Smoky Hills Television.  

He enjoyed jazz music, rock ‘n roll, photography, and all things Star Trek. But his greatest joy in life was being an uncle.

Survivors include his parents, Hays; a brother, Troy Applegate and wife, Connie, Celina, Texas; six nieces, Alexandra and Ashley Applegate, Kalee and Courtney Daily, and Brooke and Sadie Fox; and a nephew, Koby Daily and wife, Brie.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Kirsten Daily and Noelle Fox.

A private family funeral service will be held Tuesday at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine, Hays, KS 67601; inurnment in Fort Hays Memorial Gardens.  

Memorials are suggested to the Oxford House of Hays.

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

Published on December 23, 2020