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Charles Lewis "Cat" Race
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1890
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1983
Grant County
Kentucky, USA

Son of Malinda (Delaney) and Francis Marion Race.


Charles "Cat" Race, 93, a native of Grant County, died Friday at his home in Williamstown, Ky. He was the oldest living member of the Mason Baptist Church. His nickname of "Cat" dates back more than 60 years when he worked in the Ludlow yards for the Southern Railway. Fellow employees gave him that nickname because of one of his favorite expressions, "Well, now ain't that a cat." Survivors are his widow, Bertha Scroggin Race; sons, William C. Race of Florence, Woodrow Race of Cincinnati; stepson, Marvin Turner of Hillsboro, Ohio; brother, Hobart Race of Newport; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Burial in Mason Cemetery. [dated Monday, September 5, 1983]

Grant Co. Cemeteries - A History of their Inhabitants Published by the Grant Co. Ky Historical Society, 1988
Family links: 
  Francis Marion Race (1856 - 1912)
  Malinda Delaney Race (1857 - 1940)
  Bess Moore Race (1897 - 1946)*
  Bertha Scroggin Race (1902 - 1986)*
  Leslie Francis Race (1880 - 1965)*
  William Carl Race (1884 - 1905)*
  Ethel E Race Menefee (1886 - 1948)*
  Charles Lewis Race (1890 - 1983)
  Hobert Dewey Race (1898 - 1984)*
*Calculated relationship
Mason Baptist Church Cemetery
Grant County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Jennifer Race
Record added: Aug 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75290940
Charles Lewis Cat Race
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Charles Lewis Cat Race
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