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Donald Lighty

Donald Eugene Lighty

December 11, 1931 – Death Date

Donald E. Lighty, 76, retired City of Mulvane Electric Lineman and Maintenance Mechanic of Mulvane, KS, died Tuesday, October 14, 2008.

He was born in Oklahoma to Roy and Lillie Lighty on December 11, 1931. After attending Perry high school Lighty served as a Sergeant in the US Army in Korea.

Survivors include his wife, Donna; daughters, Cynthia (Steve) Rogers, Debra (Merrill) Parker, all of Mulvane; brother Everett Lighty of Perry, OK; grandchildren Robbie (April) Parker, LaShelle (Kirk) Brown, Kristi Parker, all of Mulvane, Ryan (Megan) Rogers of Olathe, Shawn (Sarah) Rogers of Derby; 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 17, 2008, at Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby, KS. Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice.