ATWOOD -- Fay Elvin Trail, 69, died Sunday (Jan. 1, 2006) at the Rawlins County Health Center.
He was born Oct. 27, 1936, to Wesley and Elizabeth (Burnside) Trail in rural Rawlins County. He graduated from Atwood Community High School in 1955. He received an associate's degree from McCook College in 1957. He enrolled at the University of Kansas' School of Pharmacy in 1958.
He was drafted into the U.S. Army on Dec. 16, 1959. He was stationed at Sandia Base in New Mexico. He returned to Atwood after being discharged.
He married Henrietta Coles on Feb. 10, 1962. She preceded him in death. He married Frances Linden in July 1970.
He worked at Currier Drug, for Rawlins County and as a heavy equipment operator.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Elizabeth Trail; his first wife, Henrietta; and brothers, Merle, Bernard, Elmer and Darrell.
Survivors include his wife, Frances; sons, Timothy and wife, Tammy and Thomas; siblings, Betty Brown of Topeka, Kan., Gene and Ellen Trail of Oklahoma City, Okla., Floyd and Betty Trail of Atwood, Lavon and Edwin Schlittenhardt of St. Francis, Ray and Rosa Trail of Atwood and Verlaine and Leo Hirsch of New Orleans, La.; sisters-in-law, Ardyce Trail of Atwood, Sandy Nichols of Hilltop Lakes, Texas, and Faye Trail of Albert Lea, Minn.; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Services will be Thursday, 10 a.m., at the Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Atwood with the Rev. Christine Edwards officiating. Interment will be in the Atwood Fairview Cemetery.
Memorials are being accepted in his name.
Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of arrangements.