Leavenworth - Howard "Bo" Bohannon, 83, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, July 21, 2021, surrounded by family. He was born April 26, 1938, in Clinton, Mo., the son of Raymond and Mildred (Cleek) Bohannon.
On Oct. 17, 1958, Howard married Shirley Jenkins in Leavenworth. She survives at the home. He is also survived by two children, Bud Bohannon and Sherri (Craig) Jordt; two brothers, Bill Bohannon and Carroll (Lena) Bohannon; three sisters, Darlene (Jerry) Means, Judy (Mike) Herzog and Linda (Mike) Miers; and three grandchildren, Randi Lynn, Ryan "Bobo" and Kendall.
Howard worked for Great Western Manufacturing for over 60 years.
He was an avid mushroom hunter and Ford Mustang enthusiast. Howard enjoyed hunting, fishing, cheering on the KC Chiefs and KU teams in his free time. He was a Nascar Season ticket holder. Most importantly, Howard loved spending time on the farm with his family and just being downright ornery!
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at the R.L. Leintz Funeral Home. Private burial will be at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the Leavenworth County Humane Society.
Posted online on July 22, 2021