Clipped From Valley News
Funeral Services Held for Edward 'Ward' Keasbey Funeral services for Edward Edward "Ward" Keasbey Jr., Van Nuys civic and service club leader, were held yesterday yesterday afternoon at Hillside Chapel in Hose Hills Memorial Memorial Park, Whiuier. Interment was at Row Hill*. Pallbearers were S. R. Min- ncr, E m e r y Eberhard. S, "\VilIard Smith, Henry Gross, Robert Hacnke a n d Travis Hale. Survivors Listed Mr. Keasbey, who d i e d Thursday of cancer, was the- EDWARD KEASBEY JR. Civic Leader Dies Van Nuys Junior Chamber of Commerce's "Man of the Year" in 1950. He is survived by his mother mother and father Mr. and Mrs. Edward Edward Keasbey oÂ£ Whittier, a Bakersiield Man Held for Trial in Valley Robbery John Anthony Speer, 23- year-old unemployed Bakersfield sister Virsinia Keasbey Moorhead Moorhead of Whktier, a ifaiiKhtir Mrs. Karen Keasbey F,arnc and a son Edward Keasbey III, both of Van Nuys. The family requested Ihiit in lieu of flowers, donation-: be made to the American Career Society. Mr, Keayliey was a director of the Van Nuys Chamber Commerce for two tf'rm^. also served as director and vice president of the 51st District Agricultural Association. Active in Klks, MiisunA He was president of the Nuys Rotary Club in ISM 9 held several district offices. He had a perfect attendance record until he became 111 February. He also was a member Van Nuys Elks Club and Nuys Masonic Lodse 450, For many years he took in the activities of Los Rancheros Rancheros Vistadore.*, nationally famous horsemen. The Keasbey family moved to Whittier from Sacramento in 1916. Transfers to Stanford Mr. Keasbey graduated "Whktier Union High School and entered Whittier College, where he was treasurer of freshman class and president of his sophomore class. He transferred to Stanford University and was graduated from there in 193S. Following graduation he became associated with his father in the tractor and implement business which his f a t h e r had established Whittier in 1932. When a branch was established established in Facoiuia, Mr. Keasbey Keasbey became manager. Serves as President In 1951 the present So-Cal Equipment a n d Supply was opened on Van Nuys Blvd. in Van Nuys under management, Mr. Keasbey was a charter m e m b e r of the Equipment Association a served as the group's president president in 1946.