|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1893|
|Death: ||Feb. 14, 1947|
Max Diggs, 53, Banker, Is Dead; Rites Friday
Max Diggs, 53, a lifelong resident of Randolph county, passed away at his home, 730 Huntsville road, Winchester, at 3:05 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. He had been in ill health since last August and had been in a serious condition for the past three weeks.
The deceased was born in Winchester on October 28, 1893 the son of Ed F. and Vora (Harter) Diggs. For 25 years he was employed at the Randolph County bank in Winchester, and also followed the occupation of farming.
Mr. Diggs was graduated from Winchester high school in 1912, later attending Muncie Normal college and Indiana University, from which he received his degree. He taught school in White River township and was principal at Lincoln before entering the army in April of 1918. After his discharge as a second lieutenant, he became associated with the Randolph County bank and was assistant cashier for many years. For 15 years Mr. Diggs was president of the Randolph County hospital board.
He was a member of the Knights of Pythias lodge, the American Legion and was a veteran of World War I.
Surviving are the widow, Eva H. Courtner Diggs; one daughter, Rowena, at home; one son, Lloyd, of near Winchester; two grandchildren, and one sister Miss Madge Diggs of Muncie.
Funeral services for Mr. Diggs will be conducted Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the Maynard and Walker mortuary in Winchester, with Rev. Herbert Boase officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Park cemetery.
The body will be removed to the residence at 7 p. m.. today and will remain there until 11:30 a. m. Friday at which time it will be returned to the mortuary.
Union City Times-Gazette,
Thursday, February 20, 1947
Vora Harter Diggs/Northern (1866 - 1946)
Fountain Park Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Lynn /Blansett/ Messina
Record added: Apr 11, 2003
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