Washington R. McCall

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Wednesday, October 12, 1921

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Mrs. S. F. Pedigo left today for Gifford, in company with Mrs. Goldie McNeil of Halsey, Oregon, where they will attend the funeral of W. R. McCall, who was found dead Friday evening on the road between Agatha and Gifford. It is believed that death came as a result of appoplexy or heart failure. Mr. McCall had been visiting here and in Lewiston for the past three weeks and was on his way home when death overtook him. Mrs. McNeil is a daughter of Mr. McCall and Mrs. Pedigo is a niece.

Funeral of W. R. M'Call

Pioneer Laid to Rest

Gifford, Oct. 12? - The funeral of W. R. McCall, the aged pioneer who was found dead last Saturday on the road between Agatha and Gifford, was held yesterday and attended by a large number of friends who paid their last respects to an esteemed citizen. Rev. Ethel Williams conducted the service.

Mr. McCall was a member of the I. O. O. F. lodge and fellow members acted as pallbearers. They were Sam Marshall, Lewis Clark, I. N. Lough, William Hicks, Elias Tuckey and Jack Blewett. Music was furnished by a choir composed of Fay Myers, Mrs. Mehl, Mrs. Tribble and Roscoe Lough. The remains were laid to rest in the I. O. O. F. cemetery.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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