Melvin K. Nightengale, 68, of Burns, died Jan. 6, 2009, at his home.
Born April 8, 1940, he was the son of Sam and Della (Lugenbill) Nightengale.
He was a self-employed painter.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Betty Lou.
Survivors include a son, Jeff Nightengale of Goessel; two brothers, Don Nightengale of Florence and Marvin Nightengale of Burns; a sister, Barbara Moore of Wichita; and three granddaughters.
A memorial service was Monday at Zeiner Funeral Home.
Burial was at Burns Cemetery.
A memorial fund has been established with the Burns Historical Museum in care of the funeral home.