We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
Robert Lee Nolan, Jr.
Robert Lee Nolan, Jr., 51, Hays, died Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at HaysMed.
He was born August 3, 1971 in Great Bend, the son of Robert L. and Wanda (Burress) Nolan. He graduated from Hays High School in 1989 and from Barton County Community College. Robert dedicated his life to service and saving lives. He was a Captain with the Hays Fire Department then worked for Ellis County EMS and was a flight paramedic with EagleMed. In 2019, he received the AAMS Critical Care Ground Award. Robert was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, an Ozzy Osbourne fan, and car enthusiast. Most of all, he loved his dogs and helping with wheat harvest.
Survivors include his partner: Patrick (Meyeres) Nolan of Hays, Mother and step-father: Wanda and Ron Dodson of Hays, step-mother: Mary Nolan of Wichita, four brothers: Scott Nolan and wife Denise of Moses Lake, WA, Stacey Nolan of Hays, Les Nolan and wife Elizabeth of Great Bend, and Dustin Nolan and wife Sarah of Goddard, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church with Fr. Damian Richards officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 on Friday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 on Saturday, all at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. A vigil service and rosary will be at 6:30 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church or to the Humane Society of the High Plains. Condolences and memories of Robert may be shared with his family at www.haysmemorial.com