|Birth: ||Mar. 22, 1930|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 2010|
Published Feb. 10, 2010 - Iola, KS
Delbert LeRoy "Del" Tolbert, 79, Manhattan, Kansas, formerly of Chanute, KS, died Tuesday, February 9, 2010, at a Manhattan nursing home.
He was born March 22, 1930, at Auburn, Kansas, to LeRoy Albert and Alice Mildred (Renyer) Tolbert.
He graduated from Denison High School in 1948.
He married Mary Frances Barr on July 22, 1950, at Emporia, Kansas. She survives.
From 1956-1960 he taught sixth grade at Hutton Elementary before becoming the principal at Murray Hill Elementary, both in Chanute, Kansas.
He attended the First Baptist Church, Manhattan, KS.
Other survivors include a son, Steven D. Tolbert, of Overland Park, KS; three daughters, Cynthia J. Gunckel, of Round Rock, TX, Susan K. Liotta, of Topeka, KS, and Sara L. Rempel, of Manhattan, KS; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Lou Jensen, and Carolyn Kay Eubanks.
Cremation is planned.
Visitation services will be Saturday at the Crestview Christian Church, 4761 Tuttle Creek Blvd., Manhattan, Kansas. No additional services are scheduled. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Garnett, Kansas.
Arrangements are under the direction of Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, Manhattan, Kansas.
Contributions to the Northview Elementary School Library, or to the Manhattan Public Library may be left in care of the Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502.
LeRoy A. Tolbert (1905 - 1991)
Alice Mildred Renyer Tolbert (1909 - 1977)
Delbert LeRoy Tolbert (1930 - 2010)
Carolyn Kay Tolbert Eubanks (1937 - 1999)*
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Record added: Feb 12, 2010
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