William H. McNary 1922 - 2009 Virginia Beach, Va.
Graveside services for William H. McNary, 87, Virginia Beach, Va., will be Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009, at Sunset Memorial Park, San Antonio, for immediate family and close friends. A memorial service will be at a later date.
Mr. McNary died Monday, Aug. 3, 2009, in Virginia Beach from a stroke.
He was born June 15, 1922, in Potwin, Kan., the son of William H. Sr. and Annie McNary.
Mr. McNary served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific during World War II and later graduated from the School of Pharmacy at Kansas University.
He and his wife moved to Lawrence in 1956 from Larned, Kan. He operated and was co-owner of Raney Hillcrest Drugstore until 1984. In 1990 they moved to San Antonio and enjoyed retirement. Earlier this year, he moved to Virginia Beach. He enjoyed boating, woodworking, reading and spending time with his grandchildren.
He married Irene Simmonds in 1948. She died in August 2004.
He is also preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Wilda Crawford; and a brother, Bob McNary.
Survivors include two sons, Bill, Seattle, and Dick, San Antonio; a daughter, Mardee Schaumloffel, Virginia Beach; and five grandchildren, Caroline, Marissa, Elliott, John and Blake.
The family suggests memorials to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 502 E. Nueva, San Antonio, TX 78205.