CHARLESTON -- Dolph Webb Jr., 83, died Dec. 10, 2011, at the Heartland Medical Center in Marion, Ill.
Born April 13, 1928, in Marion, to the late C. Dolph and Bessie May Bennett Webb, he served in the U.S. Army from 1946-1966. He then moved to Southeast Missouri where he was in law enforcement until his retirement, serving as chief of police in Charleston, East Prairie and Sikeston. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Charleston.
On Dec. 23, 1963, he married Geneva Faye Pemberton who preceded him in death on Oct. 12, 2002.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Carl Ray Webb, two brothers, Bobbie Frank Webb and Bobbie Gene Bennett, and one sister, Gloria Jones.
Surviving are: two sons and daughters-in-law, David Allen and Teresa Davis of Princeton, N.C., and Tommie Gene and Joyce Davis of Belle Rive, Ill.; one daughter, Diana L. Creek of Kansas City, Mo.; three sisters, Mildred Chamness, Betty Jones and Georgia Elkins of Marion; and 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Visitation is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Mike McKinney, pastor of the Southside Baptist Church in Charleston, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston with full military rites provided by the Missouri Military Honor Guard.
Pallbearers will be his grandsons.
Online condolences may be shared at www.mcmiklefuneralhome.com.