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Charles K. Harkness
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Obituary for Charles K. Harkness

Charles K. Harkness, 89, South Beloit, IL died at 6:47 a.m., Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in Macon Missouri.

Born December 13, 1927 in Elmwood, IL the son of Mr. and Mrs. Loren and Mildred (McCann) Harkness. He Graduated from Elmwood High School, Class of 1945 .He Married Betty L. McBeth in Elmwood, IL on April 30, 1954. He was always a Farmer, and was employed as a Machinist for Greenlee in Rockford, IL, retiring in 1993. He was a Veteran of the Korean War serving in the US Army.

Survivors include his wife Betty, daughters Debbi (Monte) Wegner,Tisha (Curt) Wescott; Brinda (Jeff) Goff, son Chuck (Stephanie) Harkness, grandchildren Lisa (Eric) Eimen, Justin, Jake, and Brooke Goff, great grandchildren Davis, Hadyn, and Paige. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private Funeral ceremonies will be held. Final resting place will be in Rockton Township Cemetery. Arrangements by McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd Rockton, IL Memorials have been established to St Jude Children Hospital, 4722 N Sheridan Rd Peoria, IL 61614

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Services are private.

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Rockton Township Cemetery

Rockton, IL 61072


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