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May 14, 1957

William Forrest Carman, 65, a retired construction worker was found dead in his home at 1001 E Water street late this morning.


Coroner Ferrel J. Meinschein said that apparently he died of natural causes early last night.


A neighbor Mrs. Mary Freimiller, saw the lifeless body through the window lying on the floor of the Carman home where she had gone to obtain garden plants and notified Mt. Vernon police and Robert L. Carman, a brother of the deceased.


Neighbors saw Mr. Carman in his yard Sunday.


The body is at Weisinger Funeral Home and funeral arrangements are pending on the arrival of relatives from a distance.  (Buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery.)


Survivors include two sons, Harry L., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Harold, Albuaquerque, N.M.; a daughter, Mr. A. A. Luntzel, Fort Bragg, N.C.; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; the brother, Robert L. Carman, Mt. Vernon, and a half brother, Oscar Carman, Arkansas.




Originally submitted by Betty Sellers