William P Meanor Obituary - Indiana Weekly Messenger - 1930 06 26
William P. Meanor Funeral services were held in the Marion Center M. E. church on Thursday afternoon, followed by in- terment in the Marion Center ceme- tery, for William P. Meanor, who I*. m T •< *T _ J_ 1_ • _ 1. S u IIJT n « , died on June 17 at his home in Marion Marion Center. The deceased, who was aged 84 years, was a veteran of the Civil war, having served as a member member of Company F, 208th Regiment, Pennsylvania Volunteers. The deceased, deceased, who was born May 17, 1846, on the Meanor homestead farm, neir Marion Center, spent the greater part of his active life on the farm where he was born. Following the death of his wife, who died 20 years ago, he located in Marion Center. A man of sterling character, a devout patriot patriot and a sincere Christian he was loved and respected by all and spread an influence for good throughout the community during his long life. It was a real inspiration to fellowship with him. Several weeks ago he suffered a fracture of the hip in a fall down the cellar steps of his home, and the injuries and attendant attendant snock hastened his death. He bore his sufferings with a Christian fortitude and like a good soldier he was ready for the last roll call when his Master called him home. The surviving children are Mrs. Banks Stuchell, of town; Warren H. Meaner Meaner and Miss Rachel Meanor, of Chicago; Chicago; Mrs. Eugene Kinsell, of Braddock; Braddock; Mrs. Herbert W. Adams, of Altoona, Altoona, and Mrs. Irene Jackson, of Pittsburgh.