Archive for Thursday, January 20, 2005

Wilbur R. Attebery


January 20, 2005

No services for Wilbur Rex Attebery, 64, Lawrence, are planned.
Mr. Attebery died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was cremated.
He was born Dec. 14, 1940, in McFalls, Mo., the son of Walter Rex and Maydean Barnett Attebery. He graduated from high school in McFalls.
Mr. Attebery worked at Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant. He later worked in the facilities operations at Kansas University for 24 years. He retied in 2002.
He married Edith M. Smith on June 8, 1990, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two daughters, Cathy Attebery, Lawrence, and Debbie Bryant, Eudora; six stepchildren; five grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren; two great-grandson; and five stepgreat-grandchildren.
A son, Rickey Attebery, and a stepgrandson died earlier.
Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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