Bill Sinning, 71


Bill Sinning, age 71, died July 21, 2022, at his home in Elkhart, Kansas.  He was born March 1, 1951, in Guymon, Oklahoma, the son of Floyd Roy and Gladys Ann (Tindall) Sinning.

Bill grew up in the Yarbrough Community and graduated from Yarbough High School.  He married Vicki Day on July 24, 1971, in Elkhart.  Bill farmed with his dad until 1976 when he went to work for Anadarko Petroleum as a pumper and retired in 2012.  Bill was a member of the First United Methodist Church, UMC Men, and an active member of a twelve step program and helped a lot of people over the last 35 years. He enjoyed watching the grandkids ball games, going to the movies, riding his bike, watching movies in a theater, garden work, eating popcorn at the movies, traveling to visit his kids, and drinking a soda at the movies.  Bill was proud of his family and enjoyed sharing in their successes.

Bill is survived by his wife, Vicki of the home; son, Eric Sinning and wife Dacia of Enid, Oklahoma; daughter, Trisha Walker and husband Jeff of Ulysses; brothers, Terry Sinning and wife Bobbie of Guymon, Oklahoma, and Jerry Sinning and wife Paula of Ben Wheeler, Texas; sister-in-law, Diane Morisse and husband Steve of Moscow, Kansas; four grandchildren, Devin Walker, Lance Walker, Dillon Barnes and Dakota Barnes; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Gladys Sinning; brother, Tyler Sinning; brother-in-law, Brad Day; and father and mother-in-law, Jack and Mary Day.

Funeral service was held Monday, July 25, 2022, at the Elkhart Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be given to the United Methodist Church Fifth Quarter Fund or Valley Hope in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS  67950.  Condolences may be posted at