Eugene K. Lakey, Jr.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Eugene K. Lakey, Jr., 66, passed away on July 25, 2015.

He was born in Tulsa, Okla., May 18, 1949, and was raised in Wichita, Kan.

He had four children from his first marriage, two sons and two daughters and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene K. "Gene" Lakey and Ella Marie (Beede) Lakey; two brothers, Fredrick Dale Lakey and Hershel Lee Lakey; two sisters, Gloria Jean Hayworth and Nina Marie Giddings; and one grandson, Joshuah Kyle Barnette.

Survivors include his second wife, Ruth H. (Hilburn) Lakey, of Cassville; and two sisters, Druzella Rivera, of Eagle Rock, and Eupha Galyen, of Dodge City, Kan.

He worked for Star Lumber Company in Wichita, Kan., for 30 some years and after he moved back to Missouri, he worked for Superior Wheel in Rogers, Ark.

Graveside services were held Wednesday in Washburn Prairie Cemetery, Washburn, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Ralph Hilburn conducted the services.

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