Edward W. Nist, The Evening Independent, Massillon, OH, July 5 1958
Edward W. Nist Edward W. Nist, 78, of 152 Cayuga ave NW, Reedurban, a former Stark county deputy sher iff, died in his residence at 1:45 a. m.^ Friday after an extended illness. He was a well known figure in athletics and played baseball many years in the Texas league He was a deputy sheriff prior to his retirement in 1948. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. Mr. Nist is survived by his widow? Mrs. Marie Nist, at home; a *on, Donald E. Nist of Reedurban; a step-son, Howard Hea cock of Canton; two daughters Mr». Charles W. Greene of North Canton and Mrs. Floyd D. Batanian of Canton; and three grandchildren. He was an uncle of Joseph Nist, Stark county commissioner. The funeral will be held Monday at 1:30 p. m. at the Wackerly funeral home In Canton, and interment will be made in the West Lawn cemetery, Canton. Calling hours at the funeral home will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. JB. Sunday.