Kenneth W. Paslay, 89, of Topeka, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020.
He was born July 15, 1930, in Shawnee, Oklahoma, the son of Roy and Lillie (Kelly) Paslay. He graduated with his degree in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas.
He was crazy about all cars. He was very involved with the Topeka Car Club as well as a couple of MG Car Clubs. He showed off his MGTD 1956 during shows around the country. He started driving on Route 66, starting in Chicago.
Him and his wife were world travelers; traveling to both Europe, Hawaii and Alaska.
He was a proud Native American, a part of the Pottowatomie Tribe. He attended numerous gatherings and meetings.
He was a pharmacist in Topeka with the Topeka Medical Center. He was an avid golfer after retirement. He was stationed in Oklahoma City with the United States Air Force where he worked with the medical unit.
Kenneth married Lila Paslay on June 27, 1952 in Oklahoma City, OK. She preceded him in death on December 20, 2012. Survivors include a son, Mark Paslay; granddaughter, Mandy and brother, Jack Paslay. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife; son, Randy Paslay and son, Kevin Paslay; brother, Roy Paslay and sister, Lila Kinsley.
A Memorial Service will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at West Side Baptist Church, 1008 SW 4th Street, Topeka, KS 66606.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to West Side Baptist Church 1008 S.W. 4th Street Topeka, KS 66606, TARC 2701 SW Randolph Topeka, KS 66611.
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