Tractor Mishap Fatal To Spur Youth MondayFuneral services for Joe Wallace Bingham, 18, will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the First Methodist Church.
The Spur youth died in Lubbock Monday night while he was being prepared for an emergency operation. He had been severely injured when a tractor he was driving overturned and crushed him. He was trying to pull a pickup tuck out of a field.
Rev. William McReynolds will officiate at the service. He will be assisted by Rev. John Jenkins.
The mishap took place about 6:15 p.m. four and one-half miles northwest of Spur. The boy died about 9:45 p.m.
Survivors listed include his mother, Mrs. Rachel Bingham, Spur; and an uncle, Wallace Bingham, Houston.
Pallbearers will include Dempsey Sims, Alex Ringhafer, Orville Lindsey, Throckmorton; Tom Farley, Dickens, B.E. (Cotton) Barclay. Honorary pallbearers will be classmates. Burial in Spur.
©The Texas Spur, November 28, 1963Obit submitted by Lillian Grace NayBurial Location: B 13B 1
Note: Obituary quotes Mrs. Rachel Bingham as his mother; she raised him; his birth mother was Mildred Bloodworth and birth father was George Newton "Newt" Bingham.
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