MELVIN 'BUTCH' RAY GIRTY
March 24, 2021
Melvin "Butch" Ray Girty, 76, Kiowa, Kansas, resident, passed from this life on March 16, 2021, at his home near Kiowa.
Butch was born August 25, 1944, in Hardtner, Kansas, to parents, John W. Girty and Doris May Murphy Girty. Butch grew up all over the world as his dad was in the U.S. Army from Texas to Germany. He made some really good friends during this journey with whom he reconnected the last ten years. He had lived in the Kiowa area over 50 years.
On August 24, 1968, Butch and Sharon were married in Kiowa and resided on Sharon's family farm. He farmed for many years and later started...