Penn-Dixie Cement Company-Richard City
Tribute to the plant, and an outstanding example of the experience that contributes to the safe manufacture of Portland cement, is this group of 54 veteran employees. Every man in the group has had from 25 to 31 years service at the Richard City plant - 1938.



Rows 1 to 5, L. to R.:
1.     1. Ernest Walker 2. B Allison 3. James Douglas Hadaway 4. Fred Overton Wilson 5.Dero Knight 6. Joe Turner 7. Ervin Winfield Faris, Sr. 8. Arthur Edward Legg 9. Samuel Newton Moore 10. Horace Raulston 11. William Earl Keener 12. Preston Meredith Dickerson 13. Francis Joseph Fischer

2.     1. George Friel 2. Will Cagle 3. Joe Chance 4. Herbert Sewell Brown 5. Marion Lee Stroup 6. Arthur Brance Stuart 7. Jim Palmer 8. Jesse Hopkins Cox 9. Grover Hardie Willman 10. Newton Lafayette Burkhalter 11. Spencer Henry Wayne 12. Carl Thomas 13. Elwood "Unk" Shaw

3.     1. Joseph Russell Case 2. Fred Clarence Crumblis 3. Roy Martin 4. Albert “Slim” Holder 5. Wash Matthews 6. Orian Reece Vittetoe 7. Charles Thomas King 8. Bill Stephens 9. Arthur Cleaveland Marshall 10. Samuel Lewis Brannon 11. Tom Hawk

4.     Thomas Spencer 2. Louis Embrey 3. Willis Wade 4. Fletcher Rowe 5. Samuel Pulley 6. Louis Wilson 7. James Henry Paris 8. William Bennett 9. “Preacher” William Wilson 10. George Green 11. John L. Acklin 12. William Alex Staples

5.     1. Thomas Montgomery Murphy 2. Emmit Davis 3. Wyatt Waite 4. Elzie Martin 5. Peter Pinder Jones

 Date of photo about 1938

Photo submitted by Jerre Hookey

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 October 16, 2004

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