Jeff Schoonover, age 66, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at his home. He was born August 26, 1951, in Ulysses, Kansas, the son of Everett and Reva (Scott) Schoonover.
Jeff was a lifetime resident of Ulysses. He graduated from Ulysses High School in 1969, and furthered his education at Fort Hays State University. Jeff was a hard worker, adventurous, and enjoyed traveling and taking photographs. He was always there for anyone who was in need. Jeff’s grandkids were his world. They took every opportunity they could to spend time with each other at the farm. He loved many animals especially dogs. He raised Watusi cattle.
Jeff is survived by his son, Jason Schoonover of Ulysses, Kansas; daughter, Bria Auwarter of Garden City, Kansas; brother, Timothy Schoonover of Dodge City, Kansas; sister, Suzanne Banks of Denver, Colorado; and three grandchildren, Jesse Schoonover, and Autumn and Willow Allen.
Jeff is preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be Friday, April 13, 2018, at 10:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses with Reverend Todd Guinn officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Interment will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Jeff Schoonover Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.