Archive for Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Obituary: Julius “Pete” I. Leighty


April 13, 2005

Graveside services for Julius "Pete" I. Leighty, 96, will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2005, at Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Leighty died Monday, April 11, 2005, at his home. He was born July 8, 1908 in Dumas, Ark. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1941 to 1945. He retired from Mine Safety Company, Kansas City, Mo.

On Dec. 24, 1953, he married Margaret Phenicie in Bentonville, Ark. She died May 12, 2002.

Survivors include a niece, Zona McCall, Topeka.

Arrangements were handled by Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.

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