Eugene Leon Harkness

LEOTI - Eugene Leon “Bear” Harkness, age 76, died on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at his home in Leoti, KS. He was born on Oct. 6, 1944 in Scott City, KS, the son of Elmer and Clara Moore Harkness. 

He was a lifetime resident of Leoti, KS, and was a farmer.

Survivors include his brothers, Charles Harkness of Oak Grove, MO, Jerry Harkness (Glenda) of Leoti, KS, Tony Harkness (Darlene) of Leoti, KS; his sister, Rita Perry (Don) of Leoti, KS, and numerous nieces, nephews, and numerous great nieces and great nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Lula Geyer Holland; and one great niece, Kristina White.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 and 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Monday Feb. 22, 2021 at Price & Sons Funeral Home of Leoti, KS.  Graveside services will be held at the Leoti Cemetery in Leoti, KS, on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at 2 pm., with Rev. Tod Anthony presiding. Services will be streamed live on Facebook at Price and Sons Funeral Home page ( starting at 1:55 p.m.

Memorials can be made to the Leoti EMTs/Fire Department in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 161 Leoti, KS 67861.

Posted online on February 22, 2021