Former FHSU Police Chief Killed

sid carlileFormer Fort Hays State University Police Chief  Sid Carlile died Sunday in a farming accident.

Carlile retired from FHSU in 2004, after serving 32 years.  He started his law enforcement career in Victoria in 1971 as a city marshal.

The 66-year-old Carlile was killed June 9 on the family farm near Fowler.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hays; burial in Fowler Cemetery at a later date.

There will be a parish vigil service at 6:30 p.m. tonight at Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 20th and Pine. Friends can call from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to Sid Carlile Memorial Fund to be used for youth hunts with Pheasants Forever in his name and memory.

Condolences can be left for the family at