CARROLLTON—Buford Lee (Buzz) Manbeck, of Carrollton died Jan. 26, 2012, at Ashford Hall nursing facility in Irving.

A memorial service will be held in Clinton, Missiouri, at a later date.

Mr. Manbeck was born April 16, 1927, in Deepwater, Missouri, to William Lee and Leona Manbeck.

He was a graduate of Northeast High School in Kansas City, Missouri.

Mr. Manbeck served in the Air Corp during World War II.

He retired from Modine Manufacturing Co. in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, where he was a salesman, traveling U.S. and Canada.

He married Barbara Jones on Aug. 11, 1972, in Carrollton. She is the daughter of the late Clyde and Wilma Jones of Rockdale.

Mr. Manbeck was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and Leona Manbeck, and a step-grandson, David Siegel.

Survivors are his wife Barbara of Carrollton; two sons, Buford Manbeck Jr. of San Diego, California, Rhett Manbeck of Keller; and two daughters, Sharon Siegel of Santa Barbara, California, Liesa Manbeck of Kansas City, Kansas; also, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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