Wallace I. Hempstead, a meat dealer at the Central market, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Reynoldsburg, from pulmonary tuberculosis, at the age of 53 years. He had been ill for the past year. He is survived by his wife, two sons, L.R. Hempstead of Zanesville and H.T. Hempstead of Reynoldsburg, and two daughters, Mrs. F.C. Perkins of and Mrs. V.G. Eastman of Columbus. He was past master of the Masonic lodge at Reynoldsburg, and the funeral services will be in in charge of the Masons Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Reynoldsburg Presbyterian church. Burial will be made in the Reynoldsburg cemetery by Winegarner & Son.
Source: Columbus Evening Dispatch, January 2, 1914.