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Roy Eggers

July 20, 1927 — September 2, 2016

Roy Eggers

Roy Eggers, 89, of Canton, Kansas passed away on Friday September 2, 2016, at 11:50 p.m. at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center.

Roy was born July 20, 1927, to William and Delia (Seraphin) Eggers near Haddam Kansas. He attended Morrowville High School. In 1946, Roy was baptized at First Baptist Church in Washington, Kansas. During Roy’s senior year in high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for seven years in Korea and Italy. While in Italy, Roy shook hands with President Eisenhower which was one of his greatest memories. After returning home from the military, Roy worked for Stanton Oil in Morrowville and Fairbury. Roy took the exam for the U.S. Postal Service and began working as the postal clerk, city carrier, and rural carrier for Washington, Morrowville, and Linn.

On January 2, 1972, Roy married Lucille (Bowman) and became a stepfather to three children; Daniel, Craig, and DeDe.

Roy is survived by: wife, Lucille; children, Daniel Daharsh and wife, Cindy, of McPherson, KS, Craig Daharsh and wife, Lana, of Gardner, KS, and DeDe Brandes and husband, Kevin, of Independence, KS; grandchildren, Travis Daharsh, Victoria and Eric Wasson, Daniel, Jr, and Heidi Daharsh, Kristina and Brad Rose, Alex Daharsh, Tyler Brandes, and Trenton Brandes; great-grandchild, Riley Daharsh; nieces, Deborah, Delores, Doris, and Donna; and numerous friends and family.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Clara Eggers and Dorothy Wells, and brothers, Martin, Harrold, and Elmer.

Roy has been a member of Grace Bible Church of McPherson since July 2009. His hobbies included archery, bowling, mechanics, cars, two John Deere tractors, and caring for all three children.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 10, at Ward Funeral Home in Washington, KS with Pastor Rich Duerksen officiating. Burial will be in the Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 PM Friday at Stockham Family Funeral Home in McPherson, with the family receiving friends from 4:00 to 6:00 PM.

Memorial donations may be given to Grace Bible Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Roy Eggers please visit our Sympathy Store.

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