William McCarty was born near Lowell, Indiana, April 29,1858, and died at the Logansport, Ind., hospital at Logansport, Ind., Sunday, Oct. 24th, at the age of 57 years, 5 months and 25 days. About eight years ago he had a severe sick spell and since that time it has been necessary to keep him in the Longcliff hospital. He was united in marriage to Miss Eunice Wheeler June 19, 1882. To this union was born five children. Three are living, Mrs. Wesley Blanchard, Raymond and Fremond, all of Lowell. He was a man who by his many good traits of character won the esteem and respect of all who knew him, and his death will be a shock to many outside the family. The deceased was a member of the Creston M.E. church and was ever a faithful follower of his Lord and Master. He was an honored member of the Modern Woodmen and the Independent Order of Forresters and took an active part in the deliberations of these organizations until he was unable to do so on account of sickness. He leaves to mourn him his wife, three children, one sister, Miss Sofrona McCarty, two grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends. Funeral services held at the home Tuesday at 2 p.m. The funeral was private, except to the relatives, close friends and members of the Forresters, Modern Woodmen and Royal Neighbors. Rev. V.B. Services preached the funeral sermon. Interment was made in the Lowell cemetery. Funeral Director, John Castle had charge of the burial service. The following acted as pall bearers: Active: For the Forresters, B.F. Carlin, E.E. Duckworth, and W.A. Davis. For the Woodmen, H. Gershman, Clayton Belshaw and Fred Tanner. Honorary: For the Forresters, George Kimmet, Tom Loyd and George Christie. For the Woodmen, William Graves, Lewis Chapman and Peter Trump. Members of the Forresters, Modern Woodmen and Royal Neighbors attended the funeral services in a body.
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