Paris “Cobb” Wakeman, 76, Wellington: Dec. 26, 1937 – Jan. 13, 2014

first_imgParis WakemanParis “Cobb” Wakeman, 76, of Wellington died on January 13, 2014 at his home under the care of his family in Wellington.Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 17 at the First Christian Church in Oxford. Burial will be in the Oxford Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. until 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 16th at the Shelley Funeral Home Chapel in Wellington. A memorial has been established with the Wellington Humane Society and the First Christian Church in Oxford. For further information or to leave a condolence please visit www.shelleyfamilyfh.comParis Leroy Wakeman was born on December 26, 1937 the only son of Alvin Willard and Zella “Jim” Marie Paris Wakeman in Harper. He was a 1955 graduate of Oxford High School. After High School, Paris served his country in the United States Air Force. He was united in marriage with Barbara Knapp in 1956, the couple later divorced. Paris worked with his father as a salesman for the Valley Feed and Seed Company. Paris was united in marriage with Mary Rausch in 1984, she survives him. He owned the Meadow Lane Bowling Company in Wellington for many years and was later a driver for the St. Francis Academy. Paris enjoyed golfing and going to the casino. He liked to bow hunt, fish and tell jokes.Surviving to honor his memory are his wife Mary Wakeman, daughters, Katey Potucek and husband Jim of Oxford, Shelley Patterson of Derby, KS, Wendy Maness and husband Eric of Boulder Creek, CA and son Robert Burkey and wife Nikki of Liberal, KS, 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.last_img

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