William H. Fordyce Obituary

William H. Fordyce Services Friday

Services for William H. Fordyce, 73 retired coal miner, who died Tuesday at his home, 48 Brown Street, Greggsville, will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock in chapel of the Crider-Kepner funeral home, 107 Key Avenue, Elm Grove. Rev. W. W. Beckley, pastor of the Greggsville Methodist church will officiate. Internment will follow in Stone Church cemetery.

A son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fordyce, he was born in Ohio County June 14, 1873. He was employed as a miner his entire life, retiring ten years ago. His wife, Mrs. Ella Schott Fordyce, preceded him in death 18 years ago.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Pearl M. Otto, Greggsville, a brother Albert Fordyce, Wellsburg; three sisters, Mrs. James Nixon, Wheeling; Mrs. Belle Kuntz, McMechen, and Mrs. Rebecca Barbe, Fairmont. Four grandchildren and one great-grandchild also survive.

Wheeling News Register, September 24, 1946 (Wheeling, WV)

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