Late resident of 1668 Center St. NE. Fri., Feb. 24, at a local hospital. Survived by widow, Nellie, Salem; sons, Merrill E., Salem; Krader R., Tacoma, Wash.; sisters, Mrs. Roy E. Barker, Zena. Ore.;Mrs. Edith Staplin, Tacoma, Wash. 4 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren. Private services were held in the VIRGIL T. GOLDEN CHAPEL under the direction of a Christian Scientist. Interment was in Zena Cemetery.
Source: Salem Capital Journal, February 27, 1967.