Chauncey Dunwell Smith

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Monday, January 23, 1939

Chauncey Smith, Native Of Lewiston, Dead At Yakima

Chauncey Smith, 53, a native of Lewiston, born April, 1885, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Smith, died at his home in Yakima Saturday morning, according to an announcement yesterday received by his cousin, Mrs. Abbie Haynes. He had been an invalid for the past 15 years.

Mr. Smith's father was in charge of water and lighting service in Lewiston 40 years ago. Chauncey Smith graduated at the Lewiston high school and attended the University of Idaho. He formerly was employed by the Lewiston Mercantile Co. He was the grandson of D. Dunwell, one of Lewiston's earliest pioneers. He leaves a wife and children, and a brother, J. Forrest Smith, of Sacramento, Calif. Funeral services will be held at Yakima tomorrow with burial in that city, the Masonic order having charge.

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Tuesday, January 24, 1939

Committal Service - A committal service for Chauncey Smith, native of Lewiston, who died Saturday at Yakima, will be held at the graveside in Normal Hill cemetery tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, with the Masonic order in charge. Funeral services will be held at Yakima today. The body will arrive here at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday and rest at the Brower-Wann chapel until 2. Mr. Smith's wife and his brother, Forrest Smith, will accompany the body.

Contributed by Bailey

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