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Obituary for Ronald Clyde Hunt
27 February, 1929 - 11 July, 1932
From The Caldwell News-Tribune, 
dated Monday, 18 July, 1932
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Roswell Child
        Laid at Rest

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  Funeral Services Held for
 Ronald Clyde Hunt, Victim
           of Accident

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     ROSWELL  (Special) - Funeral services for Ronald Clyde Hunt, 3-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hunt, who was accidentally killed when a cash register in his father's store toppled on him, were held Wednesday morning at the Sterry Memorial church with the Rev. David Oastler in charge.  The body was laid at rest in the family plot in the Roswell cemetery.
     The youngster was killed last Monday when he was at play in his father's store at Roswell.  Mr. Hunt had been making some improvements in the store and while things were being changed about, Ronald, enticed by the electric cord to the cash register, reached for it and accidentally pulled the register onto himself, bringing almost instant death.
     Ronald was born February 27, 1929, and was the youngest in the family of five children.  The songs, selected by the family for use at the funeral service, were sung by Miss Doris Jenkins, accompanied by Mrs. Elton McCormick.  Pall bearers, Mrs. Glen Gaylord, Mrs. W. H. Robbinsin, Mrs. Harley Wagner and Mrs. Harry Allender, were Royal Neighbors of America, of which organization Mrs. Hunt is oracle this year.






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