COLEMAN — Funeral services for R.E. “Sie” Pyburn, 92, of Voss, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 6, 2017 at Stevens Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Voss Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the funeral home.

He died Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Coleman County Medical Center.

Rufus Elton Pyburn was born Oct. 10, 1924 in Leaday to Rufus Harvey Pyburn and Julie Elizabeth Wilson Pyburn. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. On Aug. 17, 1946, he married Margaret June Cordell in Sweetwater.

Survivors include his wife, June Pyburn of Voss; three sons, Charles Pyburn and wife Frances of Santa Anna, Bruce Pyburn and wife Pauline of Flora Vista, New Mexico, Doyle Pyburn and wife, Weda of Voss; one brother, C.D. “Red” Pyburn and wife Janie of Voss; seven grandchildren, Lana Gilder and husband Doug of Streetman, Shelby Juld and husband Keit, of Tyler, Elizabeth Beard of Arlington, James Pyburn of Colorado, Wayne Pyburn and wife Jesse of Morrisville, Fisher Pyburn of Voss, Scarlett Pyburn of Voss; 12 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Finley.