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Obituaries

Obituaries

Joe E. Webster 1941 - 2010 Lawrence

Graveside services for Joe E. “Bud” Webster, 68, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stone Cemetery, north of Diamond, Mo.
He died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 13, 1941, in Rockford, Ill., the son of Gene and Juanita Webster.
He grew up in Diamond, Mo., and worked in Joplin, Mo., as a mechanic and auto parts salesman until moving to Kansas. He owned and operated T.I.R.E. Company until retiring in 2007 because of health problems. He also worked at Joe’s Auto Service and J & H Auto, was a manager for Midway Auto Supply and was a service manager for K-Mart. He had worked in the mechanic field since age 16.
Survivors include two daughters, Pamela Heltzel and husband Mark, Webb City, Mo., and Teresa Aldrich and husband Rick, Lawrence; four sons, Joe Webster II, Mountain Grove, Mo., Matt, Jake and wife Nichole, and Mike, all of Lawrence; six sisters, Marie Baker and husband J.R., Betty Brown and husband Larry, Joyce Westfall and husband Ed, Caroline Haddock, Nita Mae Weeks and husband Gene, and Judy Perez; a brother, Louis and wife Janet; 11 grandchildren, Christina, Samantha, Josh, Jeremy, Mandy, Kelsey, Vanessa, Karissa, Caitlynn, Diamond and Shyann; and two great-granddaughters, Jordyn and Kadyn.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Jeanie Sinko; and a brother-in-law, Leonard Haddock.
The family will greet friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Joe Webster Memorial Fund and may be sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com.