Samuel Owings, The Journal Gazette, Mattoon, Illinois, Tuesday, April 22, 1958, Page 1

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Samuel Owings, The Journal Gazette, Mattoon, Illinois, Tuesday, April 22, 1958, Page 1 - Rules Charleston Shooting Suicide CHARLESTON....
Rules Charleston Shooting Suicide CHARLESTON. 111. ' Samuel Owings, 70-year-old 70-year-old 70-year-old 70-year-old 70-year-old retired Nickel Plate railroad employe, was found dead in the basement Of his home here about 6 pm. Monday. At an Inquiry conducted by Coroner H. V. Clark, it was found that Owings died Instantly from a blast from a shotgun. Clark said death was due "to suicidal intent because of despondency." Services will be Wednesday at 3 pm. in the Clark funeral home where friends may now call. Burial iwm De m Koseiawn cemetery. Mr. Owings was born in Charles ton Township Nov. 9, 1887, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Owings. Owings. He was first employed as a fireman on tip New York Central railroad out of Mat toon, later be coming a machinist In the Nickel Plate yards in Charleston. Surviving are his. wife, Freda; two . step-children,' step-children,' step-children,' Mrs. Loberta Smith, Mattoon, and Rex Walden, Arthur two brothers, Harry Owings, Owings, Hammond, Ind., and Charles Owings, Richmond,. Calif.

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Journal Gazette (Mattoon, Illinois)22 Apr 1958, TuePage 1
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