Date of death: 03 Aug 1977, Multnomah Co., OR
Columbus Republic, August 4, 1977
Formerly of Edinburg
EDINBURGH — Word has been received here of the death of Julian Scobee, 83, Redlands, Calif. An Edinburg resident from 1939 to 1959, he died Wednesday in Portland, Ore.
Scobee and his wife, Elsie, came to Edinburg in 1939 when he bought a hardware store. They later moved to Florida and then California. He was a farmer in his early life. While in Edinburg he belonged to the Grange and Oddfellows and Masonic Lodges. He was a member of Redlands Christian Church.
Memorial services were to be conducted today in Portland with burial to be at Redlands.
Scobee was born Jan. 2, 1894, near Quincey. His wife, the former Elsie Long of Bloomington, died in 1973.
Survivors include a son, Robert Scobee of Redlands; a granddaughter. Elaine Walsman of Greenwood, and several great-grandchildren.
SOURCE: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, August 10, 1977
Julian Scobee Dies In Oregon
Julian Scobee, 83, former Edinburg resident and hard- ware merchant, died last Wednesday in Portland, Oregon. His home was at Redlands, Calif- ornia. Mr. Scobee and his wife, the for- mer Elsie Long of Bloomington, came to Edinburg in 1939 In 1959 they moved to Ellenton, Flori- da, and later to Redlands, Calif- ornia, where Mrs. Scobee died. He was a farmer in his early years. He belonged to the Edinburg Odd Fell- ows Lodge, the Ed- inburg Masonic Lodge and the Gra- nge. He also was a member of the Red- lands Christian Church. Memorial servic- es were conducted in Portland and bur- ial was at Redlands. Surviving are a son, Robert, of Red- lands, a granddaugh- ter, Elaine Wals- man of Greenwood, Indiana, and sev- eral great-grand- children.
Submitted by Mark E. Wirey