Glen D. Hite, 90, passed away Thursday, July 4, in Abilene.

He was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Topeka, the son of Garlan D. and Doris A. (Anderson) Hite. Growing up in Abilene, Glen attended local schools and graduated from Abilene High School with the class of 1947.

He was a self-employed barber and began barbering with his father, Red Hite, then Red Davis and Bud Stammeyer before retiring in 1989.

On June 17, 1948, Glen married Bon Burchard in Abilene. All of their married life was spent in Abilene. She preceded him in death Feb. 21, 2009. He enjoyed playing pool, fishing and traveling.

Glen was also preceded in death by his parents and a sister Genny Ginder.

He is survived by daughter Gloria (Elvin) Bombardier of Abilene, sons Richard (Sue) Hite of Chapman and G.D. (Cindy) Hite of Abilene, seven grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

The family has chosen cremation. The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Danner Funeral Home. A graveside memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Abilene Cemetery, with Pastor Jennifer Stuck officiating. Inurnment will follow in Abilene Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials in his name be made to Abilene Public Library or Abilene Senior Citizens Center. They may be left at or sent in care of Danner Funeral Home P.O. Box 758, Abilene, KS 67410.


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