Caywood, Donald Kent

Caywood, Donald Kent                       husband of Barbara Jean(Phillips)

Burial Date:  2017,  12/07              Age: 70                 Lot: 1054 C

War:  Vietnam      


Donald Kent Caywood, 70, of Sterling, passed away on December 7, 2017, at his home. He was born July 4, 1947, in Sterling, the son of Kenneth and Wilma Engbrecht Caywood. He graduated from Sterling High School with the class of 1965 and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Sterling College in 1970. Donald was a lifelong Sterling resident. Donald worked for the Sterling Power Plant for 21 years and the Kansas State Fair for 6 years. He was a member of Grace Bible Church, Hutchinson. He served in the Kansas Air National Guard from 1966 to 1972. On August 22, 1969, Donald was united in marriage to Barbara Philips in Fort Morgan, Colorado. She survives of the home. Other survivors include his two sons, Scott and Brandi Caywood of Hutchinson, KS and Brad and Janell Caywood of Manhattan, KS; three brothers, Larry and Carol Caywood of Phoenix, AZ., Michael and Joy Caywood and Steve and Janet Caywood both of Sterling; sister, Judy and Rick Nelson of Rose Hill, KS.; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Ronnie Caywood. Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at Grace Bible Church, Hutchinson with Pastor Bart Horton and Pastor Blake Gillen officiating. Burial will be at Sterling Community Cemetery with military honors. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 P.M., Monday, December 11, 2017, at Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling with family present from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Memorials can be made to Grace Bible Church, Hutchinson in care of Birzer Funeral Home, Sterling.