William “Bill” Thomas Whearty, age 85 of Randolph, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at the Leonardville Nursing Home.
He was born on June 4, 1930 at Westmoreland, the son of Ronald Barr and Omah (Warthen) Whearty. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea.
On June 18, 1954, he was married to Marjorie Faye Klocke. She preceded him in death on January 17, 2015.
Bill was a farmer and a member of the Zion Fancy Creek Methodist Church where he served as a Trustee. He was a member of the V.F.W., Masonic Lodge and was on the Board of Director’s for the Waterville COOP.
He is survived by one son, Robert Whearty and Jennifer of Randolph; three daughters, Beverly Parker and Robert of Breckenridge, Missouri, Judy Havens and John of Wamego and Joyce Carr and Mike of Buena Vista, Colorado; 13 grandchildren, Matthew Johnson, Ryan Parker, Bradley Carr, Christopher Carr, Daniel Carr, Logan Whearty, Robyn Penney, Jessica Fulkerson, Jill Arnold, Jana Havens, Megan Zielke, Savannah Hiatt and Emily Anderson and 12 great grandchildren, Blayde, Baylee and Xyler Johnson, Autumn, Brayden and Zackary Parker, Anna and Matthew Carr, Jaidyn, Tristyn and Westyn Whearty and Riley Paige Hiatt.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one brother, LeRoy Whearty.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Zion Fancy Creek United Methodist Church with Pastors Sandy Ferguson and Kevin Larson officiating. Respect calls may be made anytime Friday, August 21, 2015 at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley. The family will receive friends from 7 - 8 P.M. Friday evening. Burial with military honors will be in the Zion Fancy Creek Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for Zion Fancy Creek United Methodist Church. Contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley, Kansas.