Florence High School graduate Harold Michael “Mike” Huntley, 69, of Newton, died Monday at Newton Medical Center.
He was born May 7, 1944, in Marion County to Harold M. “Buster” and Lois Marie Weyand Huntley. He joined the U.S. Army. After his discharge, he moved to Newton and worked for the Santa Fe Railroad for 42 years as a signal foreman and maintainer.
He married Lola Koehn in 1978.
He is survived by his wife, Lola, of the home; four sons, Brandon and Brian, both of Newton, Steve of Goddard, and Jim of Texas; two daughters, Jaymi Carter and Kim Lee, both of Wichita; two brothers, Jack of Springfield, Mo., and David of Peabody; a sister, Kris Hysom of Wichita; and 13 grandchildren.
Visitation will be 1 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Christian Church, Newton. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Florence.
A memorial has been established with Harvey County Sheriff Department’s emergency response team.
Last modified July 24, 2013