Paul C. Jolliff Sr.
Paul C. Jolliff Sr., (an awesome dad), 81, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 at West Plains Medical Complex, Dodge City, Kan.
Paul was born Aug. 15, 1938, in Saline County, Mo., the son of the late Wilbur and Ruby (Lemm) Jolliff. He married Betty Sue Johnston at Marshall on Oct. 20, 1963. He worked in the concrete industry as a truck driver for 55 years. He drove for Saco Ready Mix and Marshall Ready Mix, both in Marshall. He moved to Dodge City in September of 1970 where he worked for Austin Construction, Broce-O’Dell, J-A-G, and Dodge City Concrete until retiring on Dec. 24, 2015. He enjoyed fishing, camping and building models. Most of all, he was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Betty Sue; two sons, Paul C. Jolliff Jr. and W. Allen Jolliff (Michelle), both of Dodge City, Kan.; two grandsons, Brandon Edmunds (Sarah) of Brighton, Colo., and Cory Edmunds (Amanda) of Dodge City, Kan.; 10 great-grandchildren, Nevaeh M., Lynix M., Findley A., Wren E., Anabelle O., Gideon R., Emalyn M., Stanley C., Degory W. and Luther J.
In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brother, Albert Jolliff; and sister, Della Jolliff.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City, Kan., with Dr. Justin Hayes officiating. There will be no public viewing, cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the register from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Ziegler Funeral Chapel.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Paul Jolliff Sr. Memorial Fund in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, KS 67801. Condolences may be sent to www.zieglerfuneralchapel.com.