Wednesday, July 27, 2011

G.T. Riner--Scott City

(July 31, 1920 - July 26, 2011)

G.T. Riner, age 90, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, Kansas. He was born on July 31, 1920 in Comanche County, Kansas, the son of William Walter and Ruby Ellenette Hanan Riner. A resident of Scott City, Kansas since 1953 moving from Protection, Kansas, he was a farmer and stockman.

His memberships include the First Baptist Church of Scott City, Kansas. G.T. was a past member of the Masonic Lodge and the COOP Board both of Scott City, Kansas and held many different positions in the church including Deacon, Trustee and Board Member. He was a US Navy Veteran of World War II.

On May 3, 1942 he married Doris Wait in Protection, Kansas. She survives.

Survivors include his Wife - Doris Riner of Scott City, Kansas, Two Sons - Ronald Ray Riner of Scott City, Kansas, Billy John Riner of Scott City, Kansas, Three Daughters - Roma Lee Murphy of Great Bend, Kansas, Trudy Marlene Eikenberry of Scott City, Kansas, Connie Sue Wilkinson of Dearborn, Michigan, One Sister - Billie June of California, Fifteen Grandchildren and Thirty One Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, Four Brothers and Four Sisters.

Funeral Services will be held at the First Baptist Church in Scott City, Kansas at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 29, 2011 with the Rev. Kyle Evans presiding.

Memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church Or Park Lane Nursing Home % Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.

Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Friday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, Kansas.

Obituary courtesy of Price and Sons Funeral Homes of Garden City, Scott City, Leoti and Tribune.


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