He attended the Enid School System, then farmed in Grant County where he was a Custom Wheat Harvester. He married Joyce Yvonna Adams on February 12, 1958 in Clinton, OK. He moved to Pierre, SD in 1958 where he was foreman of a large wheat and ranch operation. He moved to Rapid City in 1964 where he was employed as an Appraiser for the South Dakota Highway Department. He was employed from 1964-1979 when he retired.
Survivors include: one son, Gary Tennant of Colorado; one sister, Betty Lue Tennant of Oxford, Kansas.
Graveside services are scheduled for 3 P. M. Tuesday, March 27, 1990 at the Restlawn Cemetery with Sonny Tims officiating. Tims Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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