He was employed by the Monon railroad until five years ago, when he was retired. He was an active member of the Lowell Fire Dept., serving several years. He became a member of the Church of Christ at an early age.
He leaves to mourn his passing, his wife, Molly, two brothers, Owen of Lowell, Edward of Shelby, and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Bennett of Lowell and Mrs. Chas. Bisig of Glenwood, Ill., besides several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. Two sisters and three brothers preceded him in death.
Funeral services, conducted by Rev. Edmond Worley, were held at the Sheets funeral home Saturday. The Misses June Cornell and Mildred Ruley sang, accompanied by Mrs. Lyle Ruley at the piano. Interment was made in the Lowell cemetery in charge of Kenneth Sheets.
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