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THOMAS ONIL GREENWAY

Friday, March 25, 2011

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Thomas Onil Greenway, age 55, resident of Uniontown, Kan., died early Thursday morning, March 24, at his home.

He was born May 4, 1955, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Dwan William Greenway and Barbara Apodaca Greenway.

He married Crystal Knoblich on May 19, 1990, in Fort Scott.

Tom worked as a roofer for several years. He was also a correctional officer in Fort Scott and worked as a porter for Shepherd Team Auto Plaza.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the grandchildren. He loved watching and feeding the ducks in Gunn Park. He was a dedicated Kansas City Chiefs football fan, whether they were winning or losing. He was a very thoughtful and appreciative man who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his wife Crystal of the home; one son, Jonas Greenway and Kayla, Bronson, Kan.; one daughter, Nicollette Greenway and Bryan, Uniontown, Kan.; two sisters, Sylvia Kitchen, Liberty, Mo.; and Angela Sandage and family, Kansas City, Mo.; and four grandchildren, Emiley Greenway, Kainein Minor, Landon Thomas Greenway, and Bentley Mize.

Also surviving are two friends, Vinnie and Leo, his Lhasa Apso dogs, who were always close by his side.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Billy and Larry Greenway, as well as his parents.

There was cremation.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Fort Scott.

Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to the American Cancer Society and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.