BEAUMONT, July 24.—William Casper Tyrrell, 71,will be buried in Magnolia cemetery after funeral services here Monday morning. He died of heart disease and pneumonia Thursday night at his summer home in Belmond, Iowa, and the body is en route to Beaumont.
President of the Tyrrell trust, he was engaged in a variety of business enterprises. Among his philanthropies was assistance to Tyrrell library, given to Beaumont as its first public library by his father, Captain W.C. Tyrrell.
A native of Rowan, Iowa, he was educated in the public schools of Belmond and the University of Iowa. He came to Beaumont with his parents in 1901, and had made this his residence and the center of his activities since that time.
Surviving are his wife, Ella; four sons, Harry and W. Preston Tyrrell of Beaumont, Lt. David C. Tyrrell of Norfolk, Va., and William Casper Tyrrell, Jr., of Belmond; a daughter, Mrs. Wesley W. Kyle, Jr., of Beaumont; a brother, Harry C. Tyrrell of Tulsa; and a sister, Mrs. J.W. Garth of Beaumont; and several grandchildren.
Source: Port Arthur News, July 24, 1943.