William Howard Carnahan, Sr.
William Howard Carnahan, Sr., 72, 1215 S. 23rd St.,
died at 3:10 p.m. Friday in Good Samaritan Hospital.
Mr. Carnahan operated Carnahan's Floor Service for many
years, and later was employed at Tile Supply Co. until
He was born in Hamilton county (IL) March 25, 1912, the son
of Dillard H. and Gertrude A. (Higginson) Carnahan. On July 4,
1931, in Benton, he married Thelma J. Odle, who survives.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the
Hughey Funeral Home with Larry Farthing and Rod Farthing
officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens
Cemetery. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
In addition to his wife survivors include four sons, three daughters,
23 grand children, 12 great grandchildren, one brother, and several
nieces and nephews.
Mr. Carnahan was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in Okinawa.
He was a member of the First Methodist Church of West Frankfort and
was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Dorothy.
Date: 12 May 1984
Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman