Lawrence Dale Bitner

ELKHART - Lawrence "Larry" Dale Bitner, age 61, died Nov. 25, 2020, at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal, KS. Larry was born to Orville and Evelyn (Hetrick) Bitner on May 18, 1959, in Garden City, KS. He married Traci Dee Rankin on April 6, 1990, in Elkhart, KS. She preceded him in death on April 18, 2019. Larry worked for the Morton County Road Department for 37 years.

He is survived by two children; Noah Bitner of Elkhart, KS., and M'Lynn Bitner Smith of Ellis, KS.; eight siblings, Barbara Myers of Rolla, KS., Carole Bryant of Wichita, KS., Phylis Clair of Hugoton, KS., Cindy Bitner Medina of Salina, KS., Becky Jo Romes of Garden City, KS, Kay Larson of St. Louis MO., Alan Bitner of Lansing, KS., and Van Bitner of Haviland, KS; and many other relatives and friends. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Evelyn; and wife, Traci.

A memorial has been established for Elkhart FFA. Memorials may be mailed to Robson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 606, Elkhart, KS 67950. Visitation will be held Dec. 10, 2020, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Robson Funeral Home, Elkhart. Graveside service will be Dec. 11, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Elkhart Cemetery. Robson Funeral Home, Elkhart is in charge of arrangements.

Posted online on December 07, 2020