Dr. Harry F. Moberly, Jr.
Dr. Harry F. Moberly, Jr., age 75 of Olney, Texas, passed away on October 19, 2017. The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in the Chapel of Lunn Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn Funeral Home of Olney.
Harry was born in Kansas City, Missouri on December 5, 1941 to Harry F. Moberly Sr. and Betty Fern (Berry) Moberly. He married Judith J. Haflich on August 19, 1961 in Merriam, Kansas. He attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas where he received both his Bachelors Degree and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. He then moved to Lincoln, Nebraska where he studied medical science at the University of Nebraska for six years. Harry served as the head of veterinary services for DeKalb Swine Breeders from 1972 to 1996. He was the lead veterinary consultant to many producers across the United States and the world. Harry was instrumental in the research that led to the eradication of hog cholera in the United States. He was a member of the AVMA and the U.S. Swine Breeders Association. He also served in many positions as a member of several civic organizations including the Sycamore Jaycees, Sycamore Little League and Sycamore Booster Club. Harry moved to Olney in 1996 from Sycamore, Illinois and was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Olney.
Harry was preceded in death by his father in 1969 and an infant son, Ross, in 1977.
Harry is survived by his loving wife of fifty-six years, Judith Moberly of Olney, Texas; his mother, Betty McCollough of Topeka, Kansas; son, Christopher Moberly of Euless, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly S. Stephens and husband Alan of Elbert, Texas; seven grandchildren: Ashley Nipper and husband Jeff of Austin, Texas, Chase Moberly of Virginia, Cody Stephens and wife Candace of Archer City, Texas, Lindsey McDonald and husband Andy of Santa Fe, Texas, Whitney Moberly of Paxonia, Pennsylvania, Chandler Fowler of Lubbock, Texas, Mackenzie Fowler of Rhome, Texas; five great-grandchildren: Beck Nipper, Grady Nipper, Kadence Stephens, Kalan Stephens and Kanton Stephens.
Memorial contributions to benefit the College of Veterinary Medicine may be sent to: Kansas State University Foundation c/o Harry F. Moberly Memorial Fund, 1800 Kimball Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.lunnfuneralhome.com.