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Harold Eugene England

Death 6 Apr 2011 (aged 83)
Burial Lebanon, Smith County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 106319809 · View Source
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Harold Eugene England
(09 September 1927 - 06 April 2011)

Harold E. England
U.S. Veteran

Harold E. England, 83, longtime educator and coach of Altamont, died at 7:15 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at Labette Health in Parsons.

He was born September 9, 1927, in Halstead, Kansas, to Jesse Erie and Edna Lillian (Arnold) England.

He grew up and attended schools in Halstead where he was a 1945 graduate of Halstead High School.

During World War II, he served in the United States Navy and, upon his honorable discharge, he attended the University of Kansas where he played basketball from 1946-1950 while majoring in physical education and secondary education. He later earned a Master's degree from Emporia State University.

Through the years, he taught social studies and coached high school athletics in various locations.

In earlier years, he attended the United Methodist Church in Altamont and was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon and K Club at KU.

Following retirement, he especially enjoyed playing golf, bridge and pitch. In December 2010, Harold was inducted into the Halstead Athletic Hall of Fame and was also an inductee of the Kansas State High School Activities Association Hall of Fame.

He and Jane Cunningham were married October 7, 1951, in Lawrence, Kansas. She survives of the home.

Additional survivors include: Three Sons – Brent England and wife, Laurel Owasso, OK Kerry England Altamont, KS Eric England and wife, Debbie Lamar, MO Two Daughters – Brenda Patton and husband, David Bellevue, NE Cheryl England Overland Park, KS Six Grandchildren – Darcy McDonald, Adam Patton, Kallie Rodriguez, Stephanie Patton, Nyssa Dunfee and Moriah England One Great-Grandson – Lincoln McDonald

He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Following cremation, private family services will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011.

Memorials are suggested to Halstead High School and may be made payable to USD 440 Harold England Memorial Fund. These may be left at or mailed to Bath-Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 325, Altamont, KS 67330.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 106319809
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Harold Eugene England (9 Sep 1927–6 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 106319809, citing South Oak Creek Cemetery, Lebanon, Smith County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Pam Morgan (contributor 47792537) .