Kerry Wayne Garrison, 59, passed away on May 1, 2019 at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. He was born on January 19, 1960 in Norton, Kansas the son of Darrell and Marvalee (Elling) Garrison.

Kerry was an over the road semi-trailer truck driver for 19 years. He also operated a backhoe and bulldozer in the oil field. He married Samantha Moore on Thursday, October 11, 2007, in Manteo, North Carolina. She survives.

Other survivors include his mother, Marvalee E. Garrison of Ness City; stepson, Eric Cothran and wife Tammy of Pinebluff, AR; two stepdaughters, Emily Cothran of Pinebluff, AR, and Crystal Jacobs of Ness City; three brothers, Monte Garrison and wife, Tammy of Great Bend, Tad Garrison and Jason Garrison both of Ness City; a sister, Lisa Dinkel and husband, Sean of Hays; sister-in-law, Denise Deboer of Hays; five step-grandchildren, Regan, Nicholas, Jacob, Tamara, and Tyler; 2 step-great-grandchildren; three nieces, Krista, Marissa, and Kenlie; three nephews, Dylan, Brayden, and Blake. He was preceded in death by his father, Darrell Garrison; a brother, Bob Garrison, and 2 nephews, Mike and Dalton Garrison.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be given to the Ness City Library.

Words of sympathy and support may be left for the family at www.fitzgeraldfuneral.com.