Funeral services for Lester K. Furlong, 87, Lawrence, KS, will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday,August 15, 2012, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. He died Friday, August 10, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 4, 1925, son of Ralph and Helen Campbell Furlong. Les worked as an Engineering Superintendant for 20 years at FMC Corporation in Lawrence. He attended the Lawrence Free Methodist Church, where he volunteered many hours.
His many hobbies included flying, bee keeping, fruit trees, gardening, and reading (where he spent many hours at the library). He married Sarah Lee Potter on Aug.17, 1952 in Amarillo, TX. She preceded him in death on June 8, 1992.
He is survived by a daughter, Ann Furlong, Lawrence; three sisters, Betty Piersol of Kansas City, KS, Dorothy Evans of Peoria, AZ, and Jeanette Goodall, of Kansas City, KS.
The family will greet friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time.
Dad, you were my best friend and I already miss you.