LeRoy J. Southwick

Spokane Daily Chronicle
Tues., Jan. 8, 1952

LeRoy Southwick Dies In His Home

Lewiston, Idaho, Jan. 8 - LeRoy J. Southwick, 74, member of a pioneer Southwick, Idaho, family, and for 12 years a Nez Perce county commissioner, died at his home yesterday.

Born at Chetopa, Kan., January 19, 1877, he left with his parents in 1883 and the family settled at Southwick, where he married the former Hattie Thornton, March 27, 1907.

Southwick was a member of the Odd Fellows lodge of Lewiston and the Southwick Community church.

Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Howard Southwick, at home; two daughters, Mrs. Christena Cuddy, Southwick, and Mrs. Thelma Winters, Corning, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs. Martha Brown, Glendale, Calif.; Mrs. Emma Parry, Cavendish, Idaho, and Mrs. Myrtle Davis, Lewiston Orchards; a brother, Bert Southwick, Seattle; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11 at the Christian church in Lewiston, the Rev. F. C. Schmidt of Kendrick officiating. Burial will be at Southwick cemetery. Brower-Wann funeral home in Lewiston is in charge of arrangements.

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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