He loved playing the guitar and singing country music and was good at both. He loved going fishing with his family and friends. A lifelong passion for the outdoors led him to become a professional landscaper, where he worked for Johnson County Community College for many years. He took great pride in keeping their grounds beautiful.
A loving father of four and grandfather to many grandchildren and great grandchildren, he was extremely proud of all those in his family. He especially loved to make the grandkids laugh with silly songs and poems. They, like his entire family, will miss him dearly.