ULYSSES – Fred S. Borthwick, 89, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Park View Assisted Living in Ulysses.
He was born June 30, 1925 to Harold and Laura (Baker) Borthwick in Strong City.
He married Raylene Black on May 23, 1949 in Ness City. She preceded him in death June 20, 1980.
He married Patricia Bradley on July 3, 1982 in Ulysses. She preceded him in death Aug. 22, 2012.
He graduated from Chase County High School in 1943.
He served during World War II and was honorably discharged from the United States Navy in 1946.
He drove a truck from 1946 until 1962; and then moved to Ulysses to manage the Co-op Tire Shop.
He retired from truck driving for Brown-DuPree Oil Company in 1992.
He enjoyed camping and boating, and restoring old combines.
He was a member of the Dexter D. Harbour American Legion Post #79.
Survivors include his sons, Larry and wife, Paulette, Jerry and wife, Cindy, Marvin and wife, RaeLynne, and Bryan and wife, Carla, all of Ulysses; daughter, Nancy Borthwick, Emporia; stepson, Kirby Bradley and wife, Sue, Garden City; stepdaughters, Stacey Bradley, Grand Junction, Colo., Kimberly Trexler and husband, Brad, Hill City, and Shelley McLeod, Longmont, Colo.; sister, Joann Borthwick, Ulysses; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, H. Mason Borthwick.
• Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 11, 2014 at the Patterson Avenue Church of God in Ulysses with Pastor Larry Borthwick presiding.
Burial will follow at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses with military graveside rites conducted by Dexter D. Harbour, American Legion Post #79.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Patterson Avenue Church of God in Ulysses with family present.
Memorials are suggested to the Park View Assisted Living in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.