Cecil Hallacy, 54, of Walnut, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020.
He was born in Girard, the son of Dwayne and Berneda (Milburn) Hallacy and attended Girard schools, graduating in 1984.
Cecil was united in Marriage to Addie L (Thornton) Madl, she survives of the Home.
Cecil worked as press operator/part owner at the family printing company, Graphic Forms Services in Frontenac. He also worked as a press operator at Apico Printing and Print Xcel in Girard. He went on to earn his technical certification and worked for Power Flame Corporation in Parsons Kansas as a Burner Technician traveling in the US and internationally for service work and training.
Cecil had a passion for anything mechanical and always wanted to know how things worked. He had an inquisitive mind that loved to learn. He enjoyed eating out, his dogs, cycling, working on cars and tinkering in his new garage. He was a loving husband, son, father, brother and friend. He loved his family and was proud of their kids. He liked nothing more than to joke and tease and never refused to help someone in need. Most anyone that met Cecil left with a smile.
Survivors also include his mother Berneda Hallacy, daughters, Miranda Hallacy and Caitlin Hallacy, stepchildren Austin Horton, Austin (Jamie) Burke, Sierra (Craig) Kirkpatrick, sisters Deborah (Roger) Buck and Teresa (Matt) Wilson.
Step Grandchildren, Megan McMillan, Zakary and Makenna Kirkpatrick, Katy, Autumn, Maya and Jackson Burke. Step Great Grandchildren Sammy McMillan.
Nieces Kris (Daniel) Painter, Jene (Matt) Shields, Amber (Casey) Brown and Sidney Wilson, grandnieces and nephews, Victoria, Lauren, Vincent, Luke, Jillian, Calvin, Oliver, Theo, Cooper and Rory.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dwayne Hallacy of Girard, and Stepdaughter Samantha McMillan of Walnut.
A graveside service only will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September 25th, 2020 at the Girard cemetery with Fr. (PJ) Philip J. Voegeli as celebrant.
**The family strongly urges all attending to respect social distancing measures and wear a mask in response to Covid 19. A personal note with your favorite remembrances of Cecil are welcomed and may be sent to the funeral home, to the immediate family or noted on the funeral home website. We value the health of our family and friends over attendance at this difficult time.
A gathering for family/friends of light snacks will be held @ Walnut Hall in Walnut Kansas
following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Walnut Public Library or America Heart Association, may be left at or mailed to the funeral Home.
Cecil’s memory is a blessing to all that knew him. His family would like to extend a huge Thank You to everyone during this difficult time.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Wickham Family Funeral Home, 821 West Main Street, Chanute, Kansas 66720.