Sequoyah High School ~ Student
Services for Edgar Tankersley(Seq. Class of 1959) , 60, Olathe, Ks. were Monday at Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, Olathe. Burial was at Leavenworth National Cemetery, Leavenworth Ks.
Mr. Tankersley died Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2000, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
He was born Dec. 14, 1939, in Tahlequah, Okla., and had lived in Olathe many years. He graduated from Haskell College in Lawrence and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Mr. Tankersley was a maintenance supervisor for the DeSoto School District. He was also a longtime musician.
His mother, Christine Tankersley, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Tankersley, of the home; a son, Chris Tankersley, Overland Park; and a sister, Willa Francis, Kansas City, Mo.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the DeSoto District Schools to help fund the music department. They may be sent in care of the DeSoto School District administration office, P.O. Box 449, DeSoto, KS 66018.