Dallas Lee Harness, 87, of Ft. Madison passed away at 9:10 AM on Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Clark County Nursing Home in Kahoka, MO.
He was born on August 26, 1928 in Clark Co. Missouri to Harold Friend and Alta Vivian Peterie Harness. Dallas married Patty Kerr in March of 1947 and they later divorced. He then married Helen Strunk Kokjohn on March 5, 1976 in Ft. Madison and she passed away on December 8, 2014. Dallas was a heavy equipment operator for Lee Co. Highway Department, retiring in 1994. He was a member of the First Christian Church where he served as a deacon. Dallas enjoyed going on country drives and spending time with family and friends. He and Helen enjoyed traveling in their younger years.
Survivors include a daughter, Ronda (Mike) York of Kahoka, MO; two sons, Randy (Joyce) Harness of Columbia, TN and Kent (Vickie) Harness of Mt. Sterling, IA; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and one sister.
Friends may call after 3 PM on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory where the family will meet with friends from 5-7 PM. The funeral service will be at 10 AM on Thursday, September 3, 2015 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. John Simpson officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemane Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Clark County Nursing Home Shower & Spa fund. Online condolences may be left at www.kinglynk.com