Allen Hayes 64, left this earthly life, Sunday May 26, 2019 at Via Christi St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas. He was born February 25, 1955 in Eureka, Kansas to Forest and Doris (Lewis) Hayes. On March 31, 1984 he married Vickie Thomas in Wichita, Kansas and she survives of the home.
Allen was an active member of the Newton Christian Church where he served as head usher.
Allen graduated high school from Thornton Colorado High School. He worked at Boeing in Wichita as a tool crib attendant for several years. Following his time at Boeing he worked at several area school districts as a custodian including, Sedgwick, Newton and Valley Center.
He enjoyed being outdoors working in his garden and tending flowers. He also enjoyed bowling, coaching softball and serving others.
Allen is survived by his wife; daughters Nicole (Brett) Loeffler of Sedgwick, KS and Becky (Jerry) Stow of Lafayette, CO; 4 grandchildren Matthew Stow, Isaac Stow, Emily Loeffler and Kylee Loeffler also survive.
He is preceded in death by his parent’s brother Tom and sister Carolyn; he is also preceded in death an infant brother.
Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday May 31, 2019 at Newton Christian Church with Pastor Justin Braker and Pastor Steve Friesen presiding. Visitation will be 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Petersen Funeral Home with the family receiving friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Brainerd Cemetery Rural Butler County, Kansas.
Memorials are suggested to Victory in the Valley in care of Petersen Funeral Home.