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John Clifton Entrikin

Aug. 4, 2020 | By slarson

John Clifton Entrikin, 64, of Atchison, Kansas, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020, at Mosiac Life Center, St. Joseph, Missouri.

John was born Oct. 26, 1955 in Potter, Kansas, the son of Wilbur and Pansy (Fowler) Entrikin. He was a maintenance worker for Bunge Milling and served in the Kansas National Guard. John enjoyed riding his Harley, fishing, camping, going to the races, his dogs and especially spending time with his grandchildren.

John married Erika Coleman on July 25, 1981; she preceded him in death on Sept. 25, 2013. Survivors include a daughter Tanya Smith (Dylan Smith), Atchison; a son, Dustin May, Hiawatha; adopted daughters Georgia Beck, Topeka; Megan Billington, St. Joseph, Missouri; step mother and father Maria Ruth and Robert Ingles, Baldwin, Kansas; four brothers, Buddy, Byron, Roger, Bobby Entrikin; two sisters, Dora Entrikin Miller and Nedra Sellens; nine grandchildren, Jodi Lewis (Dre Oliver), Seth May, Katie Bug Langford, Troy May (Cheyenne McCulley), Jonni Elias, Dillon May, Hannah May (Brittany Bird), Alexis Billington, Vitaly Smith, (Hailey Kemp), Ava Smith, Cole Bell; and three great grandchildren, Rozalyn Oliver, Kynston Oliver and Adler May.

He was also preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Jimmy and Leroy Entrikin and a great grandchild, Royce Clifton Oliver.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, August 6, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, with Rev. Tom Stone officiating. Burial will follow at the Miller Cemetery, Everest, KS. Family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to American Cancer Society or Childrens Mercy and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at

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