Jeffery Kirk Harbaugh, 58


Jeffery Kirk Harbaugh, 58, of Litchfield, died at 2:53 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at First Baptist Church in Gillespie. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 25, at the First Baptist Church in Gillespie. COVID 19 guidelines will be followed including mandatory masks. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Harbaugh was on born Dec. 29, 1962, at Whiteman Air Force Base in  Johnson County, MO, to Charles W. Harbaugh and Norma Lorene (Bettis) Harbaugh. He married Jenifer (Niemann) Harbaugh on Aug. 26, 2000, in Litchfield. He was the owner of Sportsman’s Choice, a gun shop, in Litchfield for over 20 years and more recently a salesman for Victory Lane.

Mr. Harbaugh was a Sunday school teacher, hunter safety course instructor and a concealed carry instructor. His favorite job was being a father and a PopPop. He enjoyed hunting and sharing God’s word.

Mr. Harbaugh is survived by his wife; children, Adam Tarran, Jacob (Lindsey) Harbaugh, Sara Bentley, Megan Thull, Courtney (Chris) Rogers and Mary Grace Harbaugh; grandchildren, Wrigley McDaniel, Easton McDaniel, Bryson Tarran, Liam Tarran, Waverly McDaniel, Abeilene Harbaugh, Winry Bentley, Letti Jo Rogers, Alice Gates, Killian Rogers and Mavis Bentley; brothers, William Lester Harbaugh of Gillespie, Charles Edward Harbaugh of Arkansas, Douglas Lee (Michele) Harbaugh of California and Chuckie (Amber) Harbaugh of Gillespie; and sister, Cheryl Ann Force (Dave) of Benld.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Oliver McDaniel; son in law, Andrew Bentley; and sister in law, Shirley Harbaugh.

Memorials are suggested to the wishes of the family or  First Baptist Church of Gillespie. Condolences may be left online at