Bill Johnson McKown

Bill Blue BkgrdName of Deceased: Bill Johnson McKown                                       Age: 58

Date of Death: March 19, 2014

Place of Death: At home in Great Bend, Kansas

Date of Birth: November 2, 1955 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Parents Name: George Monnet & Martha Lu (Johnson) McKown




Mr. McKown was a Great Bend, Kansas resident since 1965 coming from Wichita, Kansas.




three brothers: David McKown and his wife Jan of Great Bend, KS, Charles McKown and his wife Gina of Fort Scott, KS, and James McKown and his wife Meg of Stilwell, KS

nieces and nephews:  Jenna McKown, Justin McKown, Josh McKown, Michelle Calvert, William McKown, Cole McKown, and Cade McKown and six grandnieces and nephews





A joint memorial service for Bill and his mother, Martha Lu (Johnson) McKown will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014 at First Christian Church in Great Bend.  Pastor Josh Leu will officiate.  At Mr. McKown’s wish, his body was donated for scientific research at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas.  Memorials are requested to Boy Scouts of America, in care of Bryant Funeral Home.


Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

                      Arrangements by    Bryant Funeral Home         1425 Patton Road       Great Bend, Kansas                      67530

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