Sidney Nevin

3/18/2014

Sidney Lee Nevin, 71, of Garden City, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

Sidney Lee Nevin, 71, of Garden City, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Hospital in Wichita.

He was born Nov. 19, 1942, in Scott City, to Leland E. and Thelma May Grippin Nevin.

A long-time Garden City resident, Mr. Nevin worked as an electrician for Laughlin Electric and Simpson Brothers Electric before retiring in 2004. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus No. 2795, both at Garden City. He loved woodworking and enjoyed making furniture. He also enjoyed country music and NASCAR.

On May 13, 1961, he married Joyce Meier in Garden City. She survives. Other survivors include three children, Anita "Skeeter" and husband Alan Johnson of Garden City, Johnnie and wife Leanna Nevin of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Kelly and wife Dee Nevin of Garden City; two brothers, Finley Nevin of Latham, and Donnie Nevin of Holcomb; a sister, Roxanna Skaggs of Orville, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Stanley Nevin; and two sisters, Nellie Pinzenscham and Lillian Reed.

A rosary will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be emailed to garnandfh@sbcglobal.net.

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