Delbert E. Pringle

A memorial visitation for Delbert E. Pringle, 80, Lawrence, will be Sunday from 6-8 pm at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Inurnment will be Monday at 11 am at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Pringle died Friday, November 18, 2016, at his home.

He was born July 10, 1936, in Lawrence, the son of Lawren D. and Roberta G. Copp Pringle. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School, and later served in the United States Marine Corps. Delbert worked for many years as a machinist and a tool and die maker. After retirement, he drove a school bus for the Baldwin School District. He was a member of the Eagles Lodge, and enjoyed fishing, golf, mushroom hunting, and watching sports.

He married Juanita Faye ‘Nita’ Beerbower on May 17, 1958, in Lawrence. She preceded him in death on Aug. 22, 2011. He was also preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Michael. Survivors include three sons, Randy Pringle and wife Cathy Brown, Lawrence, Timothy Pringle, Dallas, and Gregory Pringle, Lawrence; two brothers, Robert Pringle and wife Gloria, Baldwin City, and Lawren Pringle and wife Carol, Lawrence; ten grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions LMH Pulmonary Care, or The Shriners, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at