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STARKEY, Harry Raymond

Source: Covington Friend
Thurs May 19, 1955

Harry R. Starkey, age 57, resident of Stone Bluff and trustee of Van Buren Twp died at 9:55 p.m. Sunday, May 15 at St. Eliz. hospital at Danville, Ill where he had been a patient for a week. He had been in failing health several years. At the time of his death, Mr. S. was a member of the Van Bur. Twp. School Board and of the Ft. Co Welfare Board. A school teacher for 33 years, he retired 3 years ago. He was also a member of the Veedersburg Masonic Lodge, the Wallace Low 12 Club & the EUB Church of Stone Bluff. He was born 11-14-1897 in Cates, the son of Joseph and Emanline Starkey. on 12 April 1910 he married Sallie Brown who survives. Surviving in addition to the widow are his father, stepmother of Kingman, 3 daughters, Mrs. Betty Templeton of So. Bend; Mrs. Bobby Brimberry of Stone Bluff and Miss Jane Starkey of Danville, Ill; 4 sons, Joe of Evansville, Blayne of Stone Bluff, William at home & Harry, jr. serving with the US Army in Korea, 4 sisters Mrs. Viola Howard of Attica, Mrs. Lola Pugh of Danville, Ill; Mrs. Marg. Smith of Attica & Mrs. Gertie Abernathy of Covington, 2 brothers, Bryant of Shelbyville and William of Covington and 9 grandchildren. Funeral services were held at 2 o'clok Wed aft. at the Stone Bluff EUB Church. The Rev. Bennett Fulp, assisted by the Rev. Harry Smith, officiated and burial was in Osborn Prarie Cem. northeast of Covington.

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