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Anthony “Tony” Wayne Harris (1954-2017) - Albia Newspapers: Obituaries

Anthony “Tony” Wayne Harris (1954-2017)

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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:58 am

Anthony “Tony” Wayne Harris, 63 of Arkansas City, Kan., went home to be with the Lord Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City.

A Celebration of Life was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at First Baptist Church in Arkansas City. Pastor Dave Stanley officiated. Cremation has been effected.

Tony was born April 22, 1954 to Jack Harris and Nadine (Payne) Harris in Oskaloosa. He graduated from Albia High School in 1972 and Missouri Auction School in 1980. On Aug. 29, 1980, he married Kathy Bronson in Unionville. The couple made their home in Arkansas City since May 1983. Tony was employed with Valley Coop, Kellogg Branch. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church, which included the Jubilee Sunday School Class and Friday morning men's Bible study.

Tony is survived by his loving wife and soul-mate, Kathy, of the home; children, Amanda Giger and husband, Jake of Arkansas City, Adrienne Harris-Connell and husband, Jerry of Olathe, Jenny McSorley and husband, John of Dallas, Texas, Valerie Harvey and husband, Jon of Winfield, Anthony Harris of Claremore, Okla.; brothers, Dave Harris of Colorado, Brian Harris and wife, Mindy of Albia, Greg Harris of Overland Park and sister Betty Jean Kusterer and husband, Bob of Missouri; 11 grandchildren, Jacob, Kathrynne, Harris, Roman, Ava, Thomas, Anthony, Joanna, Lucy, William and Hadlee.

A memorial has been established with the First Baptist Church of Arkansas City. Contributions may be made through the funeral home.

Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory was in charge of the arrangements. On line condolences can be made at www.rindt-erdman.com.

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