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 Billie Lee “Bill” Weatherbie

Billie Lee “Bill” Weatherbie

Birth
Linn County, Kansas, USA
Death 8 May 2000 (aged 74)
Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Burial Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section 14 Site 59a
Memorial ID 86766709 · View Source
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OBITUARY
MAY 2000

Bill Weatherbie, age 74, a resident of 517 Andrick, Fort Scott, Kansas, died Monday, May 8, 2000, at St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri. He was born June 29, 1925, in Linn County, Kansas, the son of Charles I. and Darrell E. Kellstadt Weatherbie. He married Margaret L. Smith on June 16, 1947, at Pittsburg, Kansas. He was a graduate of the Blue Mound High School and the Fort Scott Junior College. He received his BS, MS, and EDS degrees from Pittsburg State University. Bill had served with the United States Navy during World War II. Bill began his teaching career in 1950. He taught social science and coached at Miller, Missouri, Howard, Kansas, and Neodesha, Kansas. Mr. Weatherbie served as principal of the Fort Scott High School from 1965 to 1979. He later served as principal of the Junior and Senior High School at Welch, Oklahoma, prior to his retirement. He was a member of the Gideons, the Lions club, the Mound City Masonic Lodge and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. He had received recognition as being a fifty year graduate of Pittsburg State University. Bill enjoyed music and was a member of the Fiddlers and Pickers where he played the guitar and banjo. He also played the boombas in a polka band. His other hobbies included camping and watching his grandsons play football, and his son, Charlie, coach the Navy Football Team. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church and had served as a deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret, of the home; a daughter, Pat Lutz, and husband, Bruce, Ponca City, Oklahoma; two sons, Larry Weatherbie, and wife Michelle, Derby, Kansas, and Charlie Weatherbie, and wife, Leann, Annapolis, Maryland. Also surviving is a sister Kay Aylmer, and husband Bill, Sun City, Arizona; and five grandchildren, Trent and Brett Lutz, and Lindsay, Lance, and Jonas Weatherbie.

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LARRY WEATHERBIE NEWSPAPER ARTICLES


CHARLIE WEATHERBIE NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
FSHS vs Parsons 1970 - FS Tribune 09/19/1970
FSHS vs Iola 1970 - FS Tribune 10/23/1970
State Track Meet 1971 - FS Tribune 03/19/1971
FSHS vs Altamont 1971 - FS Tribune 11/06/1971
All-SEK 1971 - FS Tribune 11/10/1971
FSHS vs Chanute BB 1972 - FS Tribune 02/25/1972
FSHS vs Osawatomie BB 1972 - FS Tribune 03/04/1972
Football Camp - FS Tribune 08/07/1972
FSHS Preview 1972 - FS Tribune 08/09/1972
FSHS vs Parsons 1972 - FS Tribune 08/25/1972
FSHS 1972 - FS Tribune 08/28/1972
FSHS vs Parsons 1972 - FS Tribune 09/08/1972
FSHS vs Parsons 1972 - FS Tribune 09/09/1972
FSHS vs Independence 1972 - FS Tribune 09/16/1972
FSHS BB Preview 1972 - FS Tribune 10/28/1972
FSHS vs Chanute 1972 - FS Tribune 10/28/1972
FSHS vs Altamont 1972 (73-0) - FS Tribune 11/06/1972
FSHS vs Parsons BB 1972 - FS Tribune 12/02/1972
KC Star All-State 1972 - FS Tribune 12/05/1972
FSHS vs Chanute BB 1973 - FS Tribune 01/06/1973
FSHS vs Iola BB 1973 - FS Tribune 02/01/1973
Signs w/ OSU - FS Tribune 03/30/1973
OSU vs So Illinois 1973 - FS Tribune 09/24/1973
OSU 1973 - FS Tribune 10/13/1973
OSU 1973 - FS Tribune 10/13/1973
FSHS Pole Vault Record - FS Tribune 02/27/1974
FSHS Kevin Coe - FS Tribune 11/09/1974
OSU Article - FS Tribune 12/05/1974 (Pg 4)
OSU vs BYU 1974 Fiesta Bowl - Prescott Courier 12/29/1974
1974 Fiesta Bowl Photo - Fanbase 12/29/1974
Football Story - FS Tribune 09/12/1975
OSU vs OU 1976 - Pittsburgh Press 10/24/1976
OSU vs OU 1976 - Sports Illustrated 10/24/1976
OSU vs Missouri 1976 - News and Courier 10/31/1976
OSU vs Iowa State 1976 - Sports Illustrated 11/29/1976
OSU 1976 Photo - Fanbase 11/30/1976
OSU Bowl History - OKState.com 12/19/1976
OSU vs OU 1976 - Tulsa World 11/01/1988
New Navy Coach - NewsOK 12/31/1994
New Navy Coach - Baltimore Sun 12/31/1994
USU vs OSU Mention - Deseret News 09/18/1996
Navy 1996 - NewsOK 10/26/1996
FSHS FB History - FS Tribune 11/18/1996
Jonas Weatherbie - Baltimore Sun 11/07/1997
Navy 1999 - FS Tribune 09/01/1999
OSU vs Nebraska History - NewsOK 10/02/1999
OSU 1976 QB's - NewsOK 08/13/2005
ULM vs Alabama 2007 - ESPN 11/17/2007
Charlie vs Nick Saban (Photo) - ESPN 11/20/2007
Charlie - ULM Media Guide 2008
OSU vs Baylor 1974 - Baylor Bears 10/17/2008
Bedlam History (Photos) - NewsOK 11/24/2010
1976 Bedlam - NewsOK 09/27/2011
OSU 1976 Big 8 Championship - Tulsa World 11/29/2011


Family Members


Inscription

BKR2 US NAVY, WORLD WAR II

Gravesite Details Location: South near opening in wall, 3 gravestones north of big tree.

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  • Created by: MooreSmith
  • Added: 14 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86766709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billie Lee “Bill” Weatherbie (29 Jun 1925–8 May 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86766709, citing Fort Scott National Cemetery, Fort Scott, Bourbon County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by MooreSmith (contributor 47593861) .