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Buddie Hershel Staton

01-09-1931 to 09-06-2019

 

Linn County News

Published Sept. 11, 2019

 

Buddie Hershel Staton, age 88, Pleasanton, Kan., passed away on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at his home. He was born Jan. 9, 1931, outside Pleasanton, the youngest of six children born to Novel "Bud" and Maude G. Bright Staton. 

He lived the majority of his life in Linn County except for 10 months he spent in Detroit, Mich., as a child. He attended and graduated from Pleasanton High School in 1949.

On March 25, 1950, he married Wanda G. Weems in Pleasanton where they raised their family. 

Buddie worked in the banking business 53 1/2 years beginning in 1949, originally with the Bank of Pleasanton and then purchased by Farmers State of Blue Mound in 1989. Buddie was a member of the KBA (Kansas Bankers Association) 50 Year Club.

He served on the Pleasanton City Council and Pleasanton Housing Authority Board, was treasurer of the Pleasanton Alumni Association, and volunteered with the Red Cross, March of Dimes, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts. He was a past member of the Scottish Rite Consistory and the Masonic Lodge, serving one term as master. 

Buddie was preceded in death by his parents, wife and five brothers, Pete, Milford, John, Gene and Leon.

Survivors include his five sons, Douglas H. Staton and wife Debora, Jeffrey A. Staton and wife Terri, Bradford J. Staton and wife Lenita, Clayton L. Staton and wife Fran, and Gregory D. Staton and wife Kristi; one daughter, Janette L. Miller and husband Gary; eight grandsons and eight granddaughters; numerous great grandchildren; and many extended family members.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will be in the Pleasanton Cemetery. Visitation was scheduled to be held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pleasanton Chapel.

Contributions are suggested to the Pleasanton Cemetery or Linn County Care to Share c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, KS 66075. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.

 

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