ELKHART — Blain Allen Boaldin, 31, of Amarillo, Texas, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. He was born July 19, 1988, and raised in Elkhart, the son of Travis and Terisa Boaldin.

He earned his associate's degree in psychology at Barton County Community College in Great Bend and graduated with several honors. He was continuing his education to earn his bachelor's degree in history at ASU with the intent to teach history.

He is survived by his mother, Terisa Boaldin of Elkhart; wife, Ali Boaldin of Bethany, Okla.; son, Wyatt Boaldin of Bethany, Okla.; sisters, Ashley Parks of Amarillo, Texas, and Brittney Boaldin of Wichita; grandmother, Dian Boaldin of Oklahoma City; and grandparents, Brent and Sherry West of Buckeye, Ariz.

Blain was preceded in death by his father, Travis Boaldin, and grandfather, Bob Boaldin.

Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the First Church of God in Elkhart. Inurnment will follow at the Elkhart Cemetery.

The family requests memorials be given to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in care of Garnand Funeral Home, P.O. Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.