Roger Allen Daines, 68, of Hutchinson, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center. He was born November 24, 1949, in Hutchinson, to Fred and Marjorie Ann (Morawitz) Daines Jr. Roger graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1968, and then joined the United States Navy, serving for four years. He worked for various companies, retiring as a truck driver. A lifetime resident of Hutchinson, Roger never knew a stranger. He enjoyed the outdoors: hunting, fishing, yard work (especially flowers), and woodworking.
On December 7, 2000, he married Teresa (Turner) Walters. They enjoyed almost 18 years of marriage.
Roger is survived by: wife, Teresa of Hutchinson; son, Matthew Turner (fiancée, Elizabeth) of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri; daughters, Jessica Walters (Mike) of Hutchinson, Jeorjetta Walters of Pratt; nine grandchildren; mother, Marjorie ‘Dolly’ Daines of Hutchinson; sisters, Connie Stucky (Richard) of Pretty Prairie, Cheryl Schneider (Gordon) of Haven, Addie Sanchez (Steve) of Hutchinson; sisters-in-law, Patricia Augmon (Sonny) of Massachusetts, Pamela Turner, Loretta Starns, Pennierae Turner, all of Colorado; brother-in-law, Bill Turner (Marilyn) of Newton; numerous nieces and nephews; and his two truck-driving fur partners, Skipper and Shorty. Roger was preceded in death by his father and brother, Jerry Wayne Daines, Jr.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at Elliott Chapel, Hutchinson, with Dr. Roy Jaye officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy Honor Guard. Friends may sign the book from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Elliott Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cancer Council of Reno County, in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 6750
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