Obituary for Tony Terhune
Dighton- Tony B. Terhune, 82, died on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Lane County Hospital in Dighton. He was born on March 20, 1935 at Hope, Arkansas the son of Everett Paul & Floy Jean (Keen) Terhune. He married Betty Ann Burnett on November 23, 1958 at Dighton.
Tony moved with his family to Lane County when he was a child and graduated from Dighton High School in 1953. He served in the United States Army and reserves for a total of 6 years. After his discharge he worked at Bosley Texaco, Lane County Road Department and Farmers Co-op Elevator where he was the fertilizer manager. In 1976 he started Tony’s Well & Pump Service which he ran until retirement. He enjoyed camping, fishing, playing pool, boating, skiing, dancing and latter attending this Grandchildren’s sporting and dirt bike racing events.
He is survived by His Wife- Betty Terhune of the home, Son- Travis Terhune of Dighton, Daughter- Tonia Root of Dighton, 5 Grandchildren- Chris Terhune, Leighton Ayers, Kyle Root, Sheldon Root & Tasha Root & 2 Great-Grandchildren- Mayci Terhune & Knox Ayers
Funeral Service will be at 10:30 AM on Saturday at the First Christian Church in Dighton with Rev Aerii Smith officiating. Burial will be in Dighton Memorial Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post # 190 Honor Guard and Fort Riley Honor Guard. Friends may call from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Friday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton. Memorials are suggested to First Christian Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com
Boomhower Funeral Home 145 North Wichita, Box 891 Dighton, Ks 67839