Sunday, May 3, 2015

William H. Bickerstaff - Sunday's Obituary

William H. Bickerstaff is the son of Edward Jesse and Mary (Thompson) Bickerstaff.  He was a carpenter for the Mineral Ridge Methodist Church.  I don't personally remember Uncle Will but he was alive during my lifetime.  
       William Bickerstaff
Mineral  Ridge,  Aug.  15—
William H. Bickerstaff, 66, of
Four Mile Run Road died of
complications following surgery
in the Cleveland Clinic at 10:17
p.m. Thursday.  He had been ill
four weeks.
   Mr. Bickerstaff was born Jan.
26, 1892, in Steubenville, a son
of Edward and Mary Thompson
Bickerstaff.  He was a resident
of this area 40 years.  A member
of the Mineral Ridge Methodist
Church, he was self-employed as
a building contractor.
   Besides his wife, the former
Lucy Van Kirk, whom he married
49 years ago, he leaves four
daughters, Mrs. Emma Miller and
Mrs. Helen McCormick of Mineral
Ridge, Mrs. Mary Barnett of
Canfield and Mrs. Marian Chalker
of McDonald; four sons, William
Jr. and Daniel of Youngstown
and Robert and Clarence of Aus-
tintown; three sisters, Mrs.
Emma Meinzen, Mrs. Mayme
Morris and Miss Cora of Mineral
Ridge; four brothers, John, Ed-
ward and Dan of Mineral Ridge
and Andy of Warren; 30 grand-
children and seven great-grand-
   Services will be held at 2 p.m.
Monday at the Lane Funeral
Home, where friends may call
Saturday and Sunday evenings.

This obituary was published in the August 15, 1958 edition of The Youngstown Vindicator.

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