Fred R. "Rusty" Clenney, 69, of Russell, Kansas, died on Saturday, June 06, 2015, at his home in Russell.
Rusty was born on November 28, 1945, in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was raised by Bob and Mildred Scott. He moved to the Russell area when he was 7 years old and attended Russell Schools. He met, fell in love, and was united in marriage to Cynthia S. Mohl on June 07, 1969, in Russell, Kansas. From this union Rusty and Cynthia were blessed with a daughter Amanda. They also helped raise his brother's children; Larry, Susan and Jason. Rusty worked primarily in Oil Field Operations for most of his adult life but also worked in construction and as a fork lift operator. He enjoyed fishing and hunting but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends.
Surviving family include his wife Cynthia of the home, daughter Amanda R. Deibert and husband Shaun of Surprise, Arizona; family members Larry R. Clenney and wife Rita of Russell, Kansas, Susan R. Hurley and Jason T. Clenney and wife Dennette all of Palm Bay, Florida ; sister Freddie M. Leonard and husband Dave of Winston Salem, North Carolina; and grandchild Jessie R. Deibert; great nieces and nephews Nicholas and Paige Clenney, Kyle Herlan and Katrina Martin and many treasured extended family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, adopted parents, brother Larry R. Clenney and infant son Clint R. Clenney.
A celebration of Rusty's life and pot luck, come and go, dinner will be on Saturday, June 13, 2015, held from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M., at 1445 N. Fossil in Russell, Kansas. Family and friends are invited to attend, and enjoy food and fellowship in honoring Rusty's life. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent in care of the mortuary to help the family with final expenses. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.