He was born March 22, 1936, in Norton, the son of Glenn and Elsie (Brown) Person.
Mr. Person was a master mechanic and had worked most recently for Beau's Imports until his retirement. Prior to that, he worked at various Ford dealerships in Lawrence and for 16 years in Olathe.
He was a U.S. Army veteran, and served during the Korean War.
Mr. Person was a member of AARP.
He married Fannie M. Bost Oct. 28, 1961, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his mother, Elsie Sharp, Lawrence; and two brothers, Maynard, Las Vegas, and Henry, Duluth, Minn.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary, where the family will receive them from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of the mortuary.