Roy E. Savage Jr. died Tuesday, Aug. 14, after a long battle with cancer.

He was a former director of missions in Central Baptist Association in Kansas. He also served as a trustee for Southern Baptist Seminary. Earlier in their career he and his wife, Kay, served as International Mission Board missionaries in Ivory Coast.

The memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Heartland Community Church, Great Bend, Kan., with Pastors Greg Savage and Matt Schaffner presiding.

Memorials may be sent to Fort Hays State University Christian Challenge summer missions in care of Bryant Funeral Home, 1425 Patton Rd.,

Great Bend, KS 67530.

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