John Kevin Wynn, 56, a resident of Fort Scott, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at Mercy Health Center, Fort Scott. He was born Jan. 13, 1956, in Garnett, the son of John Homer Wynn and Leota Helen Insley Wynn.
Throughout his life he lived in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colony, Blue Mound and Fort Scott. He was always happiest with a fishing pole or hunting rifle in his hands. He loved his family and never missed a gathering. Family pictures are reminders of the numerous good times he had celebrating family occasions.
He is survived by his daughter Kimberly, granddaughter Aubrey, father of Aubrey, Adrian, all of Shawnee, as well as his former wife Charlene Wynn of Fort Scott. He is also survived by five sisters, Veda and husband Joe Adams, Victorville, Calif., Karen Rogers, Burlington, Sheryl and husband Sam, Maypearl, Texas, Doris Jean Moon, St. Joe, Mo., Kathy and husband Dale Smith, Branson, Mo.; an uncle, Tom Ensley, Colony. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Of special mention are his good buddy Chuck and his mother Linda of Fort Scott. He will be greatly missed by everyone.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
The family is especially grateful to health providers and other support agencies in Fort Scott and Pittsburg, especially Mercy Hospice and staff, as well as a group of wonderful friends during his long illness.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Cheney Witt Chapel. Following cremation, burial will be in Colony Cemetery.
Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.
Mary Ellen Potter, 100, Iola, formerly of Chanute, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola.Mary Ellen was born March 11, 1914, in Redfield, the daughter of Clyde and Mabel (Gunsaullus) Comstock. She grew up in Redfield and graduated from Fort Scott High School... [More]
Garland Edward “Gary” Manbeck, 71, Chanute, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014 at his home. Gary was born on Dec. 8, 1942 in Moran to Edward and Lorraine (Canfield) Manbeck. He graduated from Moran Rural High in 1960.On Jan. 19, 1962, he married Judy Ruxton at... [More]
Dwight R. Clum, 73, formerly of Hiawatha, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Maple Wood Alzheimer Special Care Center in Springfield, Mo.Dwight was born April 15, 1941, in Chanute, the son of Walter D. and Velda Luella (Negley) Clum. He grew up in Humboldt and graduated from... [More]
Faced with a shortfall of $377,000 in the countywide ambulance service fund, Iola officials targeted a series of potential transfers Monday night.Council members gathered for a special budget meeting Monday but did not vote on any specific measure.Instead, they asked City Administrator... [More]
CHANUTE — Time has smoothed out dissent to the Vietnam War. Close to 1,000 people flooded Santa Fe Park here Saturday morning to recognize Vietnam veterans.About 150 were honored with Kansas Vietnam War medals and medallions.In a prelude to the recognition ceremony, Gene... [More]
Sarah Gonzalez does not remember the seizure. She has no memory of the moment when she almost died.“I wasn’t conscious, I wasn’t breathing,” Gonzalez said.Gonzalez had two very fortunate things on her side that day: her husband Nick was there and he knew... [More]
Sporting a glove and bat, Chelle Stewart is ready to play softball. Already on three teams, one women’s rec league team and two tournament teams, Stewart also fills in when team rosters are short. Stewart said the only thing that will keep her from playing is if her kids... [More]
There is more than one way to exercise in the water than just to swim. The isometric water exercise class wrapped up its first week at the municipal pool. Starting today, it will run from 11 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until Aug. 15. The class meets all year... [More]