Daniel Dewayne “Dan” Hereford, age 52, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died unexpectedly Thursday, October 22, 2020, in Ft. Scott.
He was born November 24, 1967, in Ft. Scott, the son of Dale and Susan Clayton Hereford. He graduated from Ft. Scott High School. He married Jackie Brown on May 23, 1987, in Ft. Scott.
Dan has been employed by Timken for the past 31 years.
He enjoyed bee keeping, wood working, and gardening. He liked to attend auctions and occasionally bought things.
Dan never met a stranger. He had a great laugh and liked to tell stories, sometimes embellishing a bit. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of Grace Baptist Tabernacle.
Survivors include his wife Jackie of the home; his mother, Susan Porter and husband Larry, a son, Jake Hereford and wife Cindy, Ft. Scott; a daughter, Baylee Crahan and husband Jacob; 3 siblings, Lynna Myer and husband Larry, Lancaster, KS, Troy Landers and wife Becky, Ft. Scott, and Jeff Daly and wife Julie, Ft. Scott; 4 grandchildren, Karlee and Rydale Hereford, and Luke and Abbie Crahan; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Hereford.
Rev. Paul Rooks will conduct funeral services at 10:00 AM Wednesday, October 28th, at the Grace Baptist Tabernacle.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 Tuesday evening at the Cheney Witt Chapel.
Memorials are suggested to the Grace Baptist Missionary Fund and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.