Kent Eugene Williamson

Kent Eugene Williamson, 82, Emporia, formerly of Casper, Wyo., died on April 23, 2020, at the Emergency Department of Newman Regional Health, Emporia.

He was born in Stafford, Ks., on Dec. 30, 1937, the son of Marion and Colleen (Peake) Williamson.

He served in the United States Army from 1956- 58. He was a Mason and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

He was an area manager for Texaco Oil Company for 24 years.

He married Jana Welch at St. John on June 8, 1958. She survives.

Other survivors include his daughters, Keva Scheib (Robert) Emporia, Kim Romero (Tim) Lochbuie, Colo., and Kala Sprecher (Vance), Casper, Wyo.; a son, Robb Williamson (Karen), Lander, Wyo.; a brother; Keith Williamson (Bonnie), Holiday Island, Ark.; 19 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one granddaughter.

The body was cremated.

Due to the COVID-19 circumstances, a graveside service will be held at the St. John Cemetery at a later time.

The family suggests memorials to the First United Methodist Church of Emporia’s Food Pantry in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, Box 175, Emporia, Ks. 66801.

Condolences may be sent online through the funeral home website at

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