FORGAN, Okla. – Ervin Wesley Waybright, 83, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart.
He was born Sept. 19, 1929, to Guy and Frances (Johnson) Waybright in Liberal.
He married Delores Marie Fetterman July 21, 1950, in Raton, N.M. She survives.
He served in the U.S. Army, during the Korean conflict, from 1951-1953, with the 13th Engineer Combat Battalion. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He was employed in oilfield work and was owner of Waybright Dirt Construction. He was also a truck driver for Yellow Freight System. He retired in 1994.
He was a member of VFW Post No. 3166, from 1953-2013, and was an honorary retired member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters – Local Union No. 745.
He was a gardener.
Other survivors include three daughters, Theresa Carlile and husband, Jim, Liberal, Glenda Webb and husband, Arden, Hugoton, and Karen Clements and husband, Lynn, Logan; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Tanner and husband, John, Kaitlin Carlile, Jared Webb and wife, Alisha, Gabriel Webb and wife, Virginia, Joshua Webb and wife, Paris, Megan Troyer and husband, Tyson, Bethany Clements and Tiffany Clements; and six great-grandchildren, Mersadez, Trevor and Brendan Tanner and Rebecca, Grant and Caleb Webb.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Marvin Waybright, Clarence Waybright, and Claudine Waybright; and five sisters, Pearl Smith, Opal Stebens, Kathryn Drake, Patty Whiteley, and Evelyn Waybright.
o Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Eric Mason presiding.
Burial will be at Liberal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 – 8 p.m. today and 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Friday at Brenneman Funeral Home. The family will be present to receive friends from 6 - 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to The American Bible Society, (designated for military Bibles), in care of Brenneman Funeral Home, 1212 W. Second Street, Liberal, KS 67901.
Condolences also may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneral home.com.