Bennett "Ben" A. Hargett died July 4, 2013 at Harry Hynes Hospice, St. Francis, Wichita. He was born June 18, 1936 at Thackerville, Okla., the son of Ben. A. and Lucy Mae (Boyd) Hargett. He was a salesman for Frito Lay, had worked for Cessna, Tulsa Crude, and retired as a gager from Koch Industries.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

On Jan. 3, 1960, he married Luella Dicke at Nashville, Kan. She survives.

Other survivors include four sons, Alan, David, and Paul (Tammy) Hargett, all of Medicine Lodge, and Glenn (Lisa) Hargett, Nashville; a brother, Roger, Emporia; a sister, Glenda Stone, Wichita; seven grandchildren, Bennett, Rachel, Zachary, Stephen, Matthew, Ethan, and Devin Hargett, and three great-grandchildren, Hunter, Maddox, and Gracie.

He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother Darrel.

Graveside service was held July 8 at Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge.

Memorials can be made to Barber County Relay for Life or to the First Assembly of God Church, Medicine Lodge, in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left at