William “Bill” Lybarger
A much loved husband, uncle and friend William Russell “Bill” Lybarger passed away peacefully with family by his side on December 22, 2019 at the age of 95. He was born in 1924 in Independence, Kansas to Lee and Bessie Lybarger. In April of 1941 at the age of 17 he enlisted into the Navy and began training in San Diego, California. He began as a SEA “Seaman” to an AOM “Aviation Ordnanceman”. Then finally ending as a NAP “Naval Aviation Pilot”. He loved to tell stories to his family and friends about flying planes in the Navy. He was one of the few survivors of Pearl Harbor still left stationed at Kaneohe Bay. In 1944 he married the love of his life Dorothy “Dottie” Griffin. He served his country with love and pride. Following his service in the military he worked for and retired from the world’s largest aerospace company, Boeing: as an engineer.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Brother Robert “Bob” Lybarger; nephew’s Larry Lybarger, Bobby Lybarger, Tommy Lybarger; and beloved wife Dorothy “Dottie” Lybarger
He leaves behind to cherish his memory is his adopted son, Daniel Toscano (Lillian) of Ingleside; nieces Rebecca Lybarger Johnson of Amarillo, Patricia Lybarger Clark of Golden, and Susan Lybarger Bennett of Golden.
Online condolences may be left at www.charliemarshallfuneralhomes.com.Arrangements entrusted to: Charlie Marshall Funeral Homes and Crematory