PERKINS -- Truman Senciboy, 88, died Jan. 26, 2013, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born June 29, 1924, in Oran, to the late George F. and Zelma Ehtherton Senciboy, he was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and participated in action against Japan at Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, from May 28 to June 30, 1945. He also participated in the occupation of Japan from Aug. 30, 1945, to June 23, 1946, at the end of World War II. He was a retired livestock and grain farmer. He was a former member of the Perkins Fire Department and also a member of the Williams Cemetery Board, on which he was active for many years.
On Jan. 24, 1948, in Tunica, Miss., he married Christine A. Scheffer, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 26, 2011.
He was also preceded in death by: four brothers, J.P. Senciboy, Bob Senciboy, Billy Senciboy and Dale Senciboy; two sisters, Iola Senciboy and Opal Pratt; a daughter-in-law, Rita Senciboy; and a grandson, James T. Senciboy Jr.
Survivors include: three sons and a daughter-in-law, Jim and Doris Senciboy Sr. and Bill Senciboy of Perkins and Tom Senciboy of Oran; one sister, Joy Ann Robertson of Lawson, Kan.; and four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were conducted today at the Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran with the Rev. Brian Gill officiating.
Burial followed in William Cemetery in Perkins with full military honors provided by The Missouri Honor Guard.