SOUTH HUTCHINSON — Earl L. Huston, 82, passed away March 26, 2018 at his home in South Hutchinson.

He was born on Jan. 2, 1936 at Hutchinson the son of Floyd and Mary Mulcahy Huston. He grew up on the family farm just outside of Haven. He worked in the maintenance department at Hutchinson Hospital for 40 years.

He was a charter member of the Haven Baptist Church, Haven, where he had served as a deacon, trustee, and treasurer; he also served for many years as a volunteer on the Haven Fire Department.

On Nov. 2, 1957 he married Kay Johnson at Haven.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Huston of South Hutchinson, his children, Brad Huston of Hutchinson, Phillip (Ronda) of Hutchinson, Kendall of South Hutchinson, Dwight (Michelle) of St. John, brothers, Don (Jessie) Huston of Haven, Jerry (Shirley) Huston of Hutchinson, Bill (Dorothy) Huston of Udall, a sister Mary Francis (Jim) Frederick of Yorba Linda, California, eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two grandsons, Matthew Huston (in Afghanistan) and Christopher Sanders.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 30, at the Haven Baptist Church, Haven. Burial will follow at Laurel Cemetery, Haven. Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m., with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 29 at Ott Funeral Home, Haven. Memorials may be sent to Haven Baptist Church in care of Ott Funeral Home, Haven.