A memorial service for Lloyd Kness, 68, of Arapaho, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel.
He died Friday, June 21, 2019, at AllianceHealth Clinton.
Lloyd Henry Kness was born July 25, 1950, to Edward Lee Kness and Alma Fay (Neal) Kness in Sentinel. He was raised in Washita County and attended school in Sentinel, Cordell and later Clinton.
Kness worked as a lineman for several years, and at the Custer City Co-op. He later worked as a handyman and recycled metals.
He attended the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Arapaho. He loved to fish and watch television, and always wore a hat.
Kness was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Evelyn Palmer, Jeannie DeSpain, Shirley Evans and Myrtle Weber; and his brother-in-law, James Weber.
Survivors include his wife, Cora, of the home; three sons, Robert Capps and wife Tina of Edmond, Billy Capps, and Joseph Capps and wife Jane of Grove; two sisters, Verna Waldron and husband Gayle of Chickasha, and Evelyn Holdgeldt and husband Robert of Elk City; a brother, David Kness and wife Janet of Minneapolis, Minn.; and three brothers-in-law, John Evans, Carl DeSpain and Larry Be-bout, all of Arapaho.
He is also survived by two grandchildren, Alchemy Sharp of Edmond and Skylar Walker; and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, great-great-nieces and -nephews, and a few great-great-great-nieces and -nephews.
The service will be officiated by Rev. Wendell Folsom and under the direction of Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.