Vincent F. Garber, 70, of Lyons died Friday at his home.
Garber was born Dec. 14, 1942, in Fremont, Ohio, to Frank Richard and Alya May Dymond Garber.
He received a bachelor’s degree from Fremont College. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War, then worked as a cook and manager at Ly-Kan Hotel, Restaurant, and Lounge, Lyons.
He married Twilla Pitts on Dec. 20, 1997, in Larned.
Survivors include his wife of the home; three sons, Frank, James Paul, and Lee, all of Ohio; a daughter, Cheryl Lynn Clark of Ohio; three stepsons, Robert Moore of Inman, Alan Moore of Sterling, and Larry Moore of Wellington; a stepdaughter, Ruby Jenkins of Lyons; 19 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday in Lyons. Burial with military honors was at Claney Cemetery, rural Marion.
A memorial has been established with the Center for Basic Cancer Research at Kansas State University.