William D. Corkins 1944 - 2011 Tonganoxie

Paid family tribute

William D. Corkins, 67, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Saturday, February 19, 2011 at his home.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, Tonganoxie, KS.
 Bill was born February 16, 1944 in Elwood, KS, the son of Everett & Elizabeth (Hackett) Corkins. He was retired and was a great helper to many people. He was a member of the Tonganoxie United Methodist Church. On April 20, 1986 he was united in marriage to Peggy (Jones) Corkins, she survives of the home.
 Survivors include; two sons, William Corkins, Atchison, KS, Donald Harden, Tonganoxie; Pamela Corkins, Atchison, Elizabeth Flower, Terri Hurtado, Lawrence, KS, Sharon Earl, Heston, KS; three brothers, George Corkins, Atchison, Rick Corkins, Katy, TX, Gary Bruce, Portland, TN; seven sisters, Alice Jones, Steele, MO, Helen Marks, Tonganoxie, Phyllis Wright, Tonganoxie, Janice Moore, KC, MO, Olivia Boos and Linda Metcalf, both of Atchison, Joan Marley, Portland, OR; 13 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
 Bill donated his body to the KU Medical Center. The family suggests memorials to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Department. Quisenberry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.