Elkhart – Walter Eugene Hackley, 63, died Sunday, July 25, 2010, in Great Bend.
He was born April 13, 1947, to Oscar Eugene and Ruby Lee (Loftis) Hackley in Erick, Okla.
He was currently working for Venture Corporation as a heavy equipment operator doing construction.
He enjoyed working, fishing, woodworking and gardening.
He is survived by two sons, Donald Hackley, Woodward, Okla., and Everett Hackley, Beaver, Okla.; three daughters, Misty Hackley, Union, Mo., Ruth Hackley-Lampasi, Imperial, Mo., and Tana Hackley, Woodward; three brothers, Herb Hackley, Elkhart, Don Hackley, Elkhart, and Jack Hackley, Woodward; four sisters, Carol Alexander, Elkhart, Alice Stockton, Tucson, Ariz., Beverly Carpenter, Dallas, and Brenda Stewart, Stuart, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters, Thelma Carlene Hackley and Viola Ullrich, and companion, Deborah Hopkins
o Graveside service were at 10 a.m. today at the Elkhart Cemetery with Minister Layton Leatherman presiding.
Memorials are suggested to the Walter Eugene Hackley Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950.