Bud Leiblie

Billy “Bud” Leiblie, 85, of Udall, passed away Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at his home.

Funeral services were Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at Shelley Family Funeral Home in Wellington. Burial was in Udall Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with the Wounded Warriors Foundation. To leave an online condolence, visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.com.

Billy Ray Leiblie was born March 24, 1934, in Anthony, the son of Lewis and Violet (Perkins) Leiblie. After graduating from Wakita (Okla.) High School, Bud served his country in the U.S. Army.

Bud married Beatrice Olivas. He had a long career with Cessna, retiring after 45 years. Bud loved his family and attended many ball games. He also liked to tend his garden and work in his yard.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Betty Blubaugh.

Survivors include his wife, Beatrice, of the home; sons, Michael Leiblie and wife, Shelly, of Cumming, Ga., and Joseph Leiblie and wife, Becka, of Udall; five grandchildren, Matthew Leiblie, Bradey Leiblie, Logan Leiblie, Derek Leiblie, and Whitney Leiblie; and a sister, Melva Jean McClung, of Guthrie, Okla.