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September 23rd, 2023

jay figginsULYSSES – Jay Figgins, 79, died Thursday, July 28, 2022 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. 

He was born March 19, 1943 to Ennis and Marian (Custer) Figgins.

He married Judy K. Morris March 22, 1964. She survives.

The couple farmed in Stanton County until 1992, when Jay went into partnership with his son, Dalyn at Precision Auto Body.    

He served on the ASCS, Stanton County Conservation District, and Johnson Co-op Boards. He served as a Scout Leader and was a member of the Bear Creek Gun Club, Johnson First United Methodist Church and was a Past Master of the Johnson Masonic Lodge #441. 

He enjoyed trap shooting, camping, fishing, boating, riding motorcycles, and treasure hunting. 

Survivors also include sons, Dalyn Figgins and wife, Kari, Ulysses, and Darrin Figgins and wife, Stacy, Ulysses; brothers: Orville Figgins and wife, Faye, Johnson, Robert Figgins and wife, Mary Lou, Manter, Richard Figgins and wife, Diane, Springfield, Colo., and Russell Figgins and wife, Jackie, Pueblo, Colo.; five grandchildren: Craig Figgins, Chance Figgins, Ceshalyn Rust and husband, Steven, Cenzi Figgins, and Rylan Figgins; six great-grandchildren: Aaliyah, Drayden, Sutton Jo, Josh, Trace, and Amelia; and many other family and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; in-laws, Chuck and Hazel Morris; and sister, Barbara Smith.

• Funeral services took place Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at the Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses, with Minister Warren Baldwin and Mike Anderson officiating.

Burial took place at the Stanton County Cemetery in Johnson, with Masonic Rites conducted by Johnson Masonic Lodge #441. 

Memorials are suggested to the Ulysses Church of Christ in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. 

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