Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Billy Gene Webster, age 82, resident of 407 W. 23rd Street, Fort Scott, Kan., died Monday, May 3, 2010, at Mercy Health Center.

He was born Jan. 24, 1928 in Nevada, Mo., the son of William Daniel Webster and Nina Zinc Webster.

He married Dorothy Mae Lamb on Oct. 18, 1956, in Fort Scott. She preceded him in death on April 7, 2003.

Billy owned and operated his own trucking business.

He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

He loved senior dancing events.

Survivors include one son, Billy D. Webster, Fort Scott, a daughter, Shirley Hartman, Moran, Kan., and three grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.

Rev. Paul Babcock will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Olson Frary Burkhart Post No. 1165 Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Memorials are suggested to the Shirley Yeager Animal Friends Fund and may be left with Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at