William Kays

Obituary of William H Kays

William Kays, 84 years of age, of Blairstown, NJ. passed away at his home April 28, 2011. Born in Wilson, PA. to late George and Ida Mae Best Kays. Mr. Kays lived in Blairstown for many years and his earlier years went to Washington NJ. High School and later received his AA degree after he returned from his tour of duty in the US Navy during WW II. Mr. Kays retired in 1977 after 26 years as a New Jersey State Trooper serving many years in the Troop C area which serves central New Jersey. He is a member of St. Stephens Masonic Lodge in Perth Amboy, Walnut Valley United Methodist Church, and American Legion both of Blairstown. Also the Cruisers Assoc. and Sampson WW II Veterans Assoc. Survived by his wife Alice Mildred Kays, a son William and wife Shelley of Union Twp. NJ., a brother George and his wife Jettie of Blairstown, NJ. Two Step-sons, Thomas A. and John F. Gruitt. Two grandchildren Alyssa and Tyler Kays , a nephew Ralph Kitchen and his wife Gladys also a niece Kim Mann. He was predeceased by his daughter Karen Saybold , sister Alice Kitchen and brother Casey Kays. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday May 4, 2011 at 8:30 PM in the Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 RT 94, Blairstown, NJ. Visitation also on Wednesday 7-8:30 PM. Burial will follow on Saturday in the Lake View Cemetery, Willsboro, NY.
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