Michael Ray Loomis
Class of 1997
Michael Ray Loomis, 32, of Emporia, died Thursday, June 7th, 2012, at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born on July 15, 1979, at Council Grove, the son of Raymond D. â€œRayâ€ and Rita K. (Harder) Loomis.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 11th, 2012, at the Community Christian Church, 18 McCardell St, Council Grove, with Pastor Clarence Sumner officiating; burial will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery, Council Grove. The family will receive friends Sunday evening, June 10th, from 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Chapel of the Flint Hills, 137 N Union St, Council Grove.
Mr. Loomis worked for Simmons Pet Foods of Emporia. He graduated from Council Grove High School, with the class of 1997; and he was one of the Football Managers. After high school he attended Highland Community College. He was a longtime member of the Pioneer Group of Emporia. In his younger years he was involved in Scouting at Council Grove.
He is survived by his mother Rita Loomis of Omaha; his father and step-mother Raymond â€œRayâ€ & Goldie A. Loomis, of Emporia; his sister Mandy Kay Loomis-Taylor (husband Clifton William) of Omaha; his fiancÃ©eâ€™ Sarah Burris of Allen; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Michael was preceded in death by his grandparents (on both sides of his family), as well as 2 uncles and a cousin.
The family requests memorials to the Michael Ray Loomis Memorial Fund (Proceeds will benefit his unborn child). Contributions can be sent to the Farmers & Drovers Bank, 201 W Main, PO Box C, Council Grove, KS; or the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Chapel of the Flint Hills, 137 N Union St. Council Grove, KS 66846-0273.
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