Archive for Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Obituary: David Austin Enloe


January 10, 2007

A memorial service for David Austin Enloe, 74, Bonner Springs will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, at First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton, Bonner Springs. Cremation is planned, with inurnment later in Bonner Springs Cemetery.

Mr. Enloe died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. He was born Dec. 19, 1932, at home in Edwardsville, the son of Bessie (Kelley) and David Augustus Enloe.

He was involved in the lumber industry for many years before retirement, having worked for Hodges Lumber in Bonner Springs; Frank C. Daniels Lumber in North Kansas City, Mo.; Summit Lumber and Midwest Millwork in Lee's Summit, Mo.; Foster Lumber and Diamond International in Shawnee; and Timberline in Kansas City, Mo. He then became a minority owner in Thomas and Associates Wholesale Millwork and Lumber, Kansas City, Kan.

He was a member of First Christian Church of Bonner Springs, the National Wildlife Federation, AARP, Bonner Springs Senior Citizens, the Bonner Springs Historical Preservation Society and the "coffee bunch" at the YMCA in Bonner Springs. He was a member, and past officer and president of Tri-County Rod and Gun Club; and a past member and president of the Kansas Wildlife Federation.

On May 15, 1959, he married Beth Eileen Cline of Tonganoxie at First Christian Church (disciples) of Bonner Springs. She survives, of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Mike Enloe, El Dorado, and Scott Enloe, Parkville, Mo.; a daughter, Patricia Zimmerman, Perry; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

A son, Mark Wayne Enloe, preceded him in death.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time at the church.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the church's Foundation Fund or to the Enloe Memorial Scholarship, sent in care of R.J. Robel, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, 232 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, Kan. 66506.

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