Charles A. Fordyce
Charles Arthur Fordyce, aged 48, well known painter, was found dead in bed yesterday morning, February 7, 1929, at his home in South Washington street. Heart trouble was the cause of his death. Mr. Fordyce had been in poor health for some time but there was nothing alarming about his condition. A son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Barney Fordyce, he was born April 11, 1880, at Bluff and spent the greater part of his life in Greene county. He had resided in Waynesburg for a number of years and for a long period of time as employed by J. Warren Jacobs, well known bird house manufacturer. Mr. Fordyce attended the Methodist Protestant church of Waynesburg. Besides his wife, Sylvia Shape Fordyce, he leaves two children, Emma Jane and William, at home, and the following brothers and sisters: Amos Fordyce, in the state of Washington; Woodruff and Silas, in North Dakota; Mrs. Nannie Boyce, in Montana; Mrs. Florence Green, of North East, Pa.; William Fordyce, of Homestead, and Lon Fordyce, somewhere in the west. Two sisters are dead. The funeral will be held from his late home in South Wshington street at an hour which had not been definitely set yesterday evening. The services will be conducted by Rev. Francis C. Viele.
Waynesburg Democrat Messenger, February 8, 1929 (Greene County, PA)
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