Dateline: Rolla, KS
Kenneth Barrett Wasson, 71, died on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Morton County Care Center in Elkhart, KS.
He was the son of Lawrence and Beatrice (Andrews) Wasson; he was born on October 12, 1946 in Garden City, KS where he lived during his childhood.
Ken and Connie Pearl Stuart were married on April 17, 1965 in Garden City, KS.
Throughout Ken’s time in Boy Scouts, his father was the Cub master and his mother the den mother. He earned his Eagle Scout at age 14. While in High School & in the FFA, he and his buddies formed their own group called The Farmers. This group has lasted a lifetime. His love of cars started at an early age with the Henry J he raced. He treasured his ’58 Rambler that was his Uncle Cleo’s Finney County sheriff’s car. Agriculture was always a part of Ken’s life. He was a farmer, held management positions at several Coops and was the Safety Coordinator at Seaboard. Ken especially enjoyed his time with family and projects with grandkids. He was a loyal family man.
Survivors include wife, Connie Wasson of the home, children, David Stevens & wife April, Lee’s Summit, MO; Rene` McCracken & husband Kevin, Syracuse, KS., Lori Lincoln & husband Mike, Centennial, CO.; Barrett Wasson & wife Melinda, Rolla, KS.; 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence & Beatrice Wasson, brother, Larry Wasson, sister, Peggy Wasson Schmidt.
Memorial has been established for Rolla Branch-Morton County Library and American Diabetes Association. Memorials may be mailed to Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home, PO Box 236, Hugoton, KS 67951.
Funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 2 PM at United Methodist Church, Rolla, KS with Pastor Marcus Light presiding. Burial following at Syracuse Cemetery, Syracuse, KS at 4 PM.
Friends may call Saturday 10 AM to 8 PM at the funeral home.
Paul’s-Robson Funeral Home, Hugoton is in charge of arrangements