Galyn Musil


Galyn Otto Musil, 85, of China Spring, passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021.

Galyn was born September 17, 1936 in Waterville, KS to Otto and Clara Musil.  After graduating from Waterville High School, Galyn joined the armed services where he spent a year in South Korea with the US Army. Galyn then returned home to work the family business with his father.

While working in Western Kansas he met the love of his life, Beverly. They married on January 5, 1958, and resided in Waterville, KS.  They moved to Waco with their three sons in 1972.   It was then that Galyn began a successful career as a local businessman. He owned and operated “LaVonne Beauty Supply” for the next 30 years. After retiring, he enjoyed working at Extraco Bank in Waco.  Then he retired for a second time. He enjoyed gardening, traveling and spending time at home with Beverly.

Galyn was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Beverly Musil; parents, Otto and Clara Musil; sister, Arlyss and husband Bob; and grandson, Brandon “Lee” Musil.

He is survived by his sons, Darwin Musil of China Spring, Todd Musil and wife Bridgette of China Spring, and J.W. Musil and wife Nina of Crawford; four grandchildren, Este Musil, Sterling Ward and husband Neil, Branch Musil and wife Melissa, and Amber “Nichole” Staha and husband Jacob; three great grandchildren; and sister, Marcy Schwartz and husband Nolan of Montgomery.

The family will be honoring Galyn and Beverly with a joint memorial service at a date to be determined.

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  1. Marla (Hohman) Sedgwick

    So many great memories with my Uncle. I will miss his contagious laugh the most. He was always smiling. I think fondly of many poker games we shared usually after a big thanksgiving feast! I know he and Beverly are sharing stories with my Mom and Dad in Heaven. I’ll miss you Uncle Sonny!

  2. Jack & Linda Henry

    So sad to hear the news. I’m proud to have called
    Galyn my friend as he was one of the real good guys in this world and he will be sorely missed. I’ll never forget that huge grin and that contagious laugh. Rest In Peace my friend.

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of

  4. rhonda rostockyj

    So sorry for your loss.

  5. I’m so sorry for your loss your dad was one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known. I miss seeing him at the post office in the mornings. My prayers for the family

  6. Jeri Schuchart Bourne

    Cousin Sonny was a happy, fun-loving guy .
    He had that special “Musil” smile. He was

    I have happy memories. Caring thoughts.

  7. Gail & Bevy Roepke

    We enjoyed a lot of good times with Sonny and Beverly when they lived in Waterville. Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family. Gail & Bevy Roepke

  8. I have many memories growing up and being at the shop with my mom (Joann Moore) while she was working. He was always so sweat and nice. I also remember get togethers at their house and playing in their big shower/tub. I’m am so sorry to hear of his and Beverly’s passing. They were both such wonderful people to me. Sending hugs to the family and my condolences.
    Lisa Moore Tucker and the Moore family

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