February 1, 2023

Cary David Binney, age 66, of Ulysses, Kansas died Friday, March 18, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born June 1, 1949 in Garden City, Kansas, the son of Russell R. and Virginia L. (Crocker) Binney.

Cary was a lifetime resident of Grant County, Kansas. He graduated in 1967 from Grant County Rural High School. Cary served in the United States Navy from January 1968 until November 1971. He went into business with his parents at Russ’ Food Center in 1971 where the family business thrived until it was sold in 2012. He married Linda Kay Randle on August 27, 1972 in Ulysses, Kansas. Cary was a member of the Dexter D. Harbour American Legion Post #79 and was a past Commander. He was on the board of the Great Plains Christian Radio Station, a former member of the Ulysses Cemetery Board, and a member of Ulysses Rotary Club. Cary was an active volunteer for various community events. He attended classes at Seward County Community College and the Culinary Institute of America, and was a “Classroom Granddad” at Hickok and Sullivan Grade Schools. Cary had recently accepted a position with the Christian Resort Ministries. He was active in Sons of Thunder, and help start National Day of Prayer in Ulysses. In 1989, Cary gave his life to the Lord and has faithfully served Him since. He was a member and lay speaker for the First United Methodist Church. In 2012, he and Linda began RVing across the country where he continued to minster people and make new friends.

He is survived by his wife, Linda; daughter, Amanda K. Stutzman and husband Toby of Ulysses, Kansas; three grandchildren, Spencer, Ava Grace, Blake Stutzman; sisters, Janet Stewart and husband Ron of Ulysses, Kansas, Rhonda Anderson of Ulysses, Kansas, Tammy Steen and husband David of Wimberley, Texas; father and mother-in-law, Fred Randle and wife Glendal of Hot Springs, Arkansas, brothers-in-law, Richard Liebman and wife Nancy of Columbia, Missouri, Harold Randle and wife Kay of Hot Springs, Arkansas, Duane Randle of Hugoton, Kansas; sister-in-law, Joyce Ward of Olathe, Kansas; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Cary is preceded in death by his parents; brother-in-law, Steve Anderson; and sister-in-law, Julia Callahan.

Funeral service will be Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church in Ulysses with Pastor Todd Guinn officiating. Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery with military graveside rites conducted by Dexter D. Harbour American Legion Post #79. Friends may call on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 from 2:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Memorial contributions may be given to the Sons of Thunder, DuGood Events, Great Plains Christian Radio, First United Methodist Church, Ulysses Rotary Club or United Sisterhood in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880.