Obituaries

Dwight Kent Runnels, II 1949 - 2013 Basehor, KS

Dwight “Kent” Runnels, II, age 64, of the Basehor area passed away Wednesday, October 9, 2013. Funeral services will be 11a.m. Saturday, October 12th at the Basehor United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening also at the Basehor United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Basehor United Methodist Church in c/o the Alden- Harrington Funeral Home.
Kent the middle child born to Dwight K. Runnels and Ruth Helen (Robert) was born June 28, 1949 in Leavenworth, KS. Kent was a 1967 graduate of Basehor High School and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts from Emporia State University. He was a past member of the Basehor Kiwanis Club and enjoyed researching WWII history. Kent was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Gayle Runnels (Wilderman) of the home. Three sons Russell Runnels of Leavenworth, KS, Steven Runnels and wife Stacy of Cassville, MO., Scott Runnels of the home. One sister Nancy King and husband Jack of Olathe, KS. One Brother Paul Runnels of Basehor, KS. Six grandchildren Megan, Nick, Vinny, McKinley, Camden and Teghan. As well as extended family and friends. Arrangements: Alden Harrington Funeral Home 913-422- 4074 aldenharrington.com. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.LJWorld.com.