|Birth: ||May 11, 1885|
|Death: ||Mar. 8, 1966|
Funeral services for Oscar R. Erwin, 81, of 1101 Gilliam will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Faith Tabernacle Church with Rev. A. C. Lane officiating. Burial will be in White Rock Cemetery.
Mr. Erwin died March 8, 1966 at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday in a Waco hospital after a short illness.
Mr. Erwin was born May 11, 1885, reared and educated in Jack County. He married Miss Clesta Woodland of Crockett in 1905. They have lived in the Bellmead community for the past 47 years.
He was in the home building, construction and contract business. He was a member of the Faith Tabernacle Church. He retired in 1955 and became an ardent fisherman and hunter.
Survivors are his wife; three sons, Maj. (Retired) Roger J. Erwin of 505 La Clede and Loy Erwin of 1817 Bell Street, Capt. (Retired) O. C. Erwin of Hemet, Calif. three daughters, Mrs. Henry (Jewel) Sylvester of Mart, Mrs. Martin (Gladys) Holmes of Salem Ore. and Mrs. Bill (Irene) Messamar of Portland, Ore.; one brother, W. A. Erwin of Grants Pass, Ore.; two sisters, Mrs. Lizzie Ashby of Waco and Mrs. Sally Smith of Smithville; three grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews of Waco.
Waco Times Herald March 9, 1966
John Robert Erwin (1849 - 1933)
Cordelia B McClain Erwin (1862 - 1945)
Clesta Erwin (1888 - 1974)*
Jewel L Erwin Sylvester (1906 - 1981)*
White Rock Cemetery
Ross (McLennan County)
Created by: Slick
Record added: Feb 22, 2011
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