ULYSSES – Bob Harrell, 71, died Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at his home in Ulysses.
He was born Sept. 28, 1938, to Woodrow and Laura (Craft) Harrell in West Plains, Mo.
He was a professional truck driver for many years and worked as a mechanic for Phiefer Ford. He was in the auto salvage and trucking business with his father and brother, Fred, for years as well. He served in the United States Army between 1961 and 1963 stationed in Virginia.
He was a storyteller, played pranks on people and enjoyed restoring old cars and trucks.
Survivors include one son, Charles Harrell, Ulysses; two daughters, Shelly Fulton and husband, Kenny, Canon City, Colo., and Shirley Lee Ann Harrell and Mike, Lafayette, Colo.; three grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Judy Harrell, Ulysses.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Fred Harrell, and one sister, Betty Gann.
o Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses with the Rev. Bill Harrold presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery with military rites conducted by Dexter D. Harbour American Legion Post No. 79.
Friends may call until 8 p.m. today at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880.