Obituary for William Luther Wooley
1 January, 1861 - 20 November, 1943
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated 20 November, 1943
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Passes Away At
His Home Today
William Luther Wooley,
83, resident of Caldwell for the past 40 years, died this
morning at his home on 1120 Albany street, Caldwell.
Funeral services are planned for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at
the Peckham funeral chapel with Dr. H. H. Hayman officiating.
Members of the Oddfellows lodge will hold services at the
Canyon Hill cemetery.
Wooley came to Caldwell in 1903 and for many years
worked in this vicinity as a teamster. He has been a
member of the Oddfellows since 1895 and for 13 years was
caretaker of the I.O.O.F. lodge here.
He was born Jan. 1, 1868 at Grundy county, Mo. At
the age of 19 he went to Eugene, Ore., later to Burns where he
was married to Cara E. Harris in 1889.
He is survived by his widow, three sons, William Carey
Wooley of St. Louis, Mo., Clyde Alexander Wooley of North
Bend, Ore., and Charles Henry Wooley of Caldwell. He
also leaves four grandchildren.
Full-sized headstone photo
available upon request.