Stuart Showalter of Chance Rides has died

By | July 2, 2013

StuShowalter_ChanceRidesWICHITA-Kan. — Stuart K. Showalter, 43, was killed in a traffic accident on June 29, 2013, in Wichita. He was born May 31, 1970, in Hutchinson to Ray L. and Sheri Showalter. Showalter attended Hutchinson High School, graduating in 1988 and graduated from Hutchinson Community College in 1990. Stuart previously worked at Optima Bus Corp for 15 years, Kalmar Industries in Ottawa for five years, and was presently working at Chance Rides, Wichita, as the customer service manager. Stuart liked playing racquetball, riding his motorcycle, working with electronics, doing projects around the house, and spending time with his family. Stuart is survived by his wife, Janie; children, Nicholas and Kaitlin and their mother, Dawn Gresham; stepchildren, Tyler and Laci; parents, Ray and Sheri Showalter; brother, Scott and wife Carol; nephew, Zachary and niece, Allison. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at Elliott Chapel with Buddy Aldridge officiating. A private inurnment will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice in c/o Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Please visit to leave condolences for Stuart’s family.