Obituary of Benjamin F. Etheredge
B. F, Etheredge Dies At Home Hen Benjamin P. Etheredge, parks superintendent of the cityj. died at his home at 2:45 o'clock Saturday morning. Mr. Etheredge was a member of St..John's Methodist church and for a,-number of. years had served as a member of the Board of Trustees and the—Board of Stewards of the church. 'He..was a charter member of the Star Lodge-No.. 99 A. 'F. 'M. of Graniteville and a member of the Aiken Lodge No. 25 Knights" of-Pythias; and Queen :Chapter No.-141 Order of the Eastern Star.' . ;iMr. .Ethel-edge. served a : number ; of t'erms as a member of the Aiken 'City Council. In . recent years : 'he was associated with, the City of. Aiken. as .parks superintendent. For over -twenty years he was a member of the- Board; of Trustees of the Ail<ne School District number one, resigning from' . that position about' two years ago.. - - :•-'. .. '-.'•• . _, ' >-,.. • . He had been in failing health for the past year, but had been seriously . ill for the past week. Mr. Etheredge was 72 years old. Funeral services were held at St. John's Methodist church here Sunday afternoon at 3:30, the Rev. J. Walter Johnson .officiating Active pallbearers were: Xa- than Pei-sky; *r>r.~H. H. Quattle- bauni, ..Dunbar Boyd, Frank 'McCoy, Tlfo mas H. Williamson, Wal- ter'K. Murray. Honorary pallbearers . ' were members of the. Board of Stewards and the Trustees of St. John's -Methodist church. .Members of the Queen City Chapter No. HI, O. E;~S,-•-" ' Masonic Kitos were, accorded by thu Slur Lodge No. «J'J, A. F. J\l. 'of Cirunitevillc. Surviving- are his wife, Mrs. Evelyn Posey Etheredge; one son, Bharlus—M—Ethcredge—North~Au- gusta; • and oiie., granddaughter, Fairy Elizabeth Etheycdg'o of North Augusta. ' "" '