Ronald Harkness

Ronald Harkness

Ronald D. Harkness, 77, formerly of Alcester, died Thursday, June 18, 2020 in Sioux City.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at Big Springs Baptist Church.

Wass Funeral Home was in charge of servives. wassfuneralhome.com

Ronald Harkness was born Sept. 16, 1942 in Elk Point, to Donald and Helen (Dunham) Harkness. He grew up in Elk Point. He married Karen Satterwhite Nov. 19, 1960. He married Judy Hayford Dec. 23, 1985.

Mr. Harkness was a truck driver and travelled the lower 48 United States many times over. He was a true car-buff and loved rebuilding cars and could fix anything car-related. He also loved his motorcycle and spending time on the open road. He was a devoted grandpa and was an active and faithful member of Big Springs Baptist Church.

He is survived by his five children, Scott Harkness, George Harkness, Debbie (Fred) Hansen, Tina (Shane) Rosenbaum and Robbie Harkness; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; his brother, Rod Harkness; and two sisters, Linda and Nancy.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Judy; his daughter, Ronda Harkness; his parents; and two brothers, Michael Harkness and Terry Harkness.