Dr. Perry Webb Page, DVM, 78 of rural Pittsburg died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2010 at the St. Johnís Regional Medical Center following a long illness.

He was born August 10, 1931 in Pittsburg, the son of Wilse Riley and Leona Fern (Geier) Page.

He attended area schools and graduated from the Girard High School in 1949, he then went on to Pittsburg State University where he received a Bachelors of Science Degree. From there he went on to The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University and graduated in 1957.

Perry worked at the Langdon Lane Animal Hospital from 1957 to 1968.

He was employed by the State of Missouri as a Veterinary Medical Officer for 12 years. He then worked for the USDA as Veterinary Medical Officer and retired after 25 years of Service.†

He was a member of the Meadowside Baptist Church, the Elks Lodge #412 in Pittsburg, Pitt-State Alumni and K-State Alumni Associations.

On June 30, 1998 he was united in marriage to Sue Cambers in Las Vegas, Nev., she survives of the home.

Additional survivors include three sons, Dennis Page of Butler, Mo., Kyle Page of Liberal Mo., Shawn Page of Girard, Kan.; a daughter, Dawn Page of Racine, Wis.; mother, Leona Page of Pittsburg,† Kan.; sister, Kay Malcolm of Pittsburg, Kan.; two step-sons, Terry Patrick of Columbia, Mo. and Doug Cambers of Deep Water, Mo.; four step-daughters, Connie Lester of Warrensburg, Mo., Debbie Cambers and Cathy Wheeler both of Pittsburg, Kan. and Lisa Cambers of Farmington, Mo., along with several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and Joy Page wife of 27 years.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, January 7, 2010 at the Meadowside Baptist Church with Rev. Don Alexander officiating. Burial of cremains will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the Funeral home from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com http://www.bathnaylor.com/. Memorials may be made to the Meadowside Baptist Church; these may be left at or mailed to the funeral home. Services by the Bath-Naylor Funeral home 522 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762.