Eugene Leon “Bear” Harkness, age 76, died on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at his home in Leoti, Kansas. he was born on October 6, 1944 in Scott City, Kansas, the son of Elmer and Clara Moore Harkness.
He was a lifetime resident of Leoti, Kansas and worked as a farmer. He was a member of the Baptist faith. He loved to show compassion to the local animals.
Survivors include his brothers; Charles Harkness of Oak Grove, Missouri, Jerry Harkness (Glenda) of Leoti, Kansas, Tony Harkness (Darlene) of Leoti, Kansas, his sister Rita Perry (Don) of Leoti, Kansas, and numerous nieces, nephews, and numerous great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Lula Geyer Holland one great niece Kristina White.
Visitation will be from 2:00 until 8:00 pm on Sunday, February 21, 2021 and 10:00 until 12:00 on Monday February 22, 2021 at Price & Sons Funeral Home of Leoti.
Graveside services will be held at the Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, Kansas on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm. with Rev. Tod Anthony presiding. Services will be streamed live on Facebook at Price and Sons Funeral Home page (www.facebook.com/priceandsons) starting at 1:55 p.m.
Interment will be at the Leoti Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to the Leoti EMTs/Fire Department in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 161 Leoti, Kansas 67861.