February 29th, 2024

Larry J. Kerns, 71, died Sunday, April 1, 2018 at his home. 

He was born Sept. 4, 1946 to Ivan and Bertha (Stockebrand) Kerns in Wichita.

He was a graduate of Liberal High School and also attended Seward County Community Colleges. 

He served as an Air Traffic Controller in the US Air Force during Vietnam. Larry worked many different jobs in his lifetime but he loved working at the Liberal VA Office assisting other veterans. 

He also enjoyed computers, computer gaming, and continuous learning of the history of Christianity. 

He was a member of VFW and the America Legion.

Survivors include daughter, Eva Kerns, Liberal; four grandchildren: Alyx Garza, Anthony McCain Jr., Chance Kerns and Quentyn Kerns; and stepson, Michael Fowler, Liberal.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

• Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Liberal City Cemetery.

Condolences may be left at www.millermortuary.net.