GODDARD – Thomas Robert Vargas, 53, died June 25, 2013, at his home.
He was born Feb. 13, 1960, in Liberal.
He is survived by his three children, Robert Vargas, Wichita; Shantel Vargas, Nashville, Tenn; and Brooke Vargas, Wichita; three brothers, Henry Vargas, Houston, Texas; Fred Vargas, Liberal; Willie Vargas, Liberal; and his sister Mary Vargas, Pittsburgh, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his father, Enrique Vargas; his mother; Berta Romo Windsor; and his sister, Raquel Vargas Floyd.
• Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. on Monday at Downing & Lahey Mortuary 10515 W. Maple Street, Wichita, KS.
Private graveside services will be in Liberal at a later date.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2013.
In lieu of flowers, the children ask for donations to help support numerous charities throughout the nation. Donations can be sent directly to Harley-Davidson Foundation, In Memory of Thomas R. Vargas, 3700 West Juneau Ave., Milwaukee, WI  53208.




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