Sunday, July 10, 2011

Sunday's Obituary: Floyd LeMasters Sr. (1894-1982)

Commercial-Review, Portland, Indiana, February 12, 1982, page  10.

Floyd LeMasters Sr., RR 2, Union City, died early Friday morning at the Union City Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack earlier at his home.

Born Feb. 2, 1894, in Madison Township, Jay County, he was the son of Luman Cooper and Isabelle (Wehrly) LeMasters.  He was married Oct. 9, 1910, to Opal S. Gagle, who survives.  LeMasters was a retired carpenter and was also employed at Central Garage in Union City.  He was a member of the Praise Chapel Church of God at New Pittsburg.

Surviving besides his wife are one daughter, Mrs. Allen (Remonda) Hershman, RR 2, Ridgeville; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Floyd (Jane) LeMasters, Lexington, Ind.; three brothers, Gerald LeMasters, Virginia; Stanley LeMasters, Akron, Ohio; Elvin LeMasters, Columbus Ohio; two sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Lock, Richmond; and Mary Olive Taylor, Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services are set for 2 p.m. Sunday at the Praise Chapel Church of God with Rev. John Carver officiating.  Burial will be in the Salamonia Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Williamson & Spencer Funeral Home from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Saturday.

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