Warren W. Spikes, 95, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, KS.
He was born to Alvin Townsend and Laura Wanda (Bryan) Spikes on December 4, 1923, Stonington, CO.
Warren married Joan Belle (McIIrath) on December 7, 1948, Clayton, NM. To this union were Toby, Kirk, Scott, and Ann Spikes.
Warren was a World War II Veteran and was proud to have been of service to his country. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from KU and received his diploma at 90 years young. Being an entrepreneur, Warren’s first passion was farming. An avid pilot, he flew extensively across the region for work and pleasure. Warren loved to play golf and was a long-time member of Forewinds Golf Course. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially when he could share his passion for and knowledge of Jayhawk basketball.
Survivors include three sons and a daughter, Toby Spikes, Steamboat, CO., Kirk Spikes and wife Kay, Olathe, KS., Scott Spikes and wife Teresa, Hugoton, KS., and Ann Spikes, Wichita, KS.; nine grandchildren, Leslie Spikes, Kyle Spikes, Corey Spikes, Elizabeth Spikes, Amanda Spikes, Matthew Spikes, Allison Spikes, Stuart Spikes, and Olivia Brown; and nineteen great-grandchildren.
Other family members include late brother Marion Spikes and his children, Larry Spikes, Janice Spikes, the late Trent Spikes, and Susan Peterson; late sister Wilma Jean Rider and her children Shelly Rench and Bruce Lyle.
Warren was preceded in death by his parents, wife, siblings, and nephew.
A memorial has been established at the Hugoton Animal Shelter. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 5, 2019, 10 A.M. to 8 P.M., Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton, KS.
Graveside services will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10 AM at the Hugoton Cemetery, Hugoton, KS.