Kim B. Channer,age 65, of Arthur, passed away on March 30, 2020 at Arthur due to an accident.
Kim was born in Cedar Rapids NE to Charles and Mary (Cornwell) Channer. Kim attended school in St. Edward and graduated from St. Edward High School in 1973. Kim attended UNL and graduated with a degree in Ag Economics. He returned to Belgrade NE to farm with his family. In 1986 Kim moved to Arthur NE to work for Enfield Ranch until 1996. Kim then went to work for Double C Construction for two years. Kim did day work until 2000 when he started his own construction business, Channer & Son. Kim then completed his Bachelors degree in Industrial Education and began teaching at Arthur County High School in 2009. Kim retired from teaching in 2019.
Kim married Lynn Patterson in Arthur on November 25, 1995. To this union, they were blessed with two children, Kelsey Jae and Kasey Jay.
Kim was enjoying his retirement and doing jobs around the community. His hobbies included old cars, motorcycle riding, corvettes, reading, woodworking, mechanics, haying, cattle and bowling.
Kim was a deacon and Sunday School Teacher at the Arthur Baptist Church. He was an avid member of the Church and was active in many Community projects through the church. Kim was also a volunteer fireman in Arthur County for over 25 years.
Kim was preceded in death by is parents Charles Vernon Channer, Mary Maude Channer and a wife Sandy Moreland Channer in 1993. He is survived by his wife Lynn Channer, daughter Kelsey Channer (fiancée Walter Carr), son Kasey Channer all of Arthur; 3 sisters Sherry Gray St. Edward Ne, Kandi (Todd) Bremer St.Edward NE, Dawn Stephens, DesMoines IA, Mother-in-law Marian Patterson of Valentine, NE and Brother-in-law Jeffrey Patterson of Pinedale, WY.
Cremation was chosen, with a private burial at the Arthur Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at a later date due to the recent health concerns.
Memorials have been established for the Arthur Baptist Church (PO Box 125 Arthur NE) and the Arthur Rural Fire Protection District (PO Box 187 Arthur NE 69121).
Condolences may be left online at www.drauckerfh.com by going to Kim's page and clicking on share a memory or Tribute wall.
Draucker Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.
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