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Kelton Haney

September 11, 1944 — August 27, 2017

Services for Kelton Wayne Haney, 72, of Heidenheimer, will be 2 p.m. Friday, September 1, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple with Reverend Daniel Blair officiating. Graveside services will be 4 p.m. Monday, September 4, at East View Cemetery in Vernon, Texas with Reverend Gary Chapman of Vernon Baptist Church officiating.

Mr. Haney died peacefully at home in his sleep on August 27, 2017 in Heidenheimer, Texas.

Kelton Wayne Haney was born September 11, 1944 in Vernon, Texas to Robert Cole and Inez Elizabeth Haney. He graduated from Lockett High School in 1963. In 1970 he went to work for Southwestern Bell in Vernon, but transferred to Temple in 1979 as a cable splicer where he worked for more than 30 years before he retired. He was a farmer and rancher the majority of his life, even while working for Southwestern Bell. He loved farming, hunting, fishing, playing dominoes and spending time with his beloved pet and constant companion, Dixie Lee. Kelton was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church of Temple. He was an active member who was deeply involved in Sons of the Confederate Veterans. Kelton was a great family man and loving father. All who knew him will always remember him as a loving son, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and good friend.

Kelton was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Inez Haney; a son, David Wayne Haney; a brother, Dan Haney; and a sister, Donna Joy Haney.

He is survived by his children, Donna "Anne" Haney-Kelln of Academy, Bear Haney of Holland, and Debra Haney of Temple; step-daughter Traci Dee Dodd of McGregor; brother, Milton Haney of Holiday; sister, Angie Haney-Perry of Andrews; twenty grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews, nieces and cousins.

Visitation will be 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 31, at Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple.

The family would like to thank Kindred Hospice and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for all their kindness and support during this time.

Harper-Talasek Funeral Home in Temple is in charge of arrangements.



HarperTalasek Funeral Home
500 W. Barton Ave.
Temple, TX  76501
Thursday, August 31, 2017
6 - 8 p.m.


Funeral Service

HarperTalasek Funeral Home
500 West Barton Avenue
Temple, TX  76501
Friday, September 1, 2017
2:00 p.m.


East View Cemetery
Vernon, TX
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