|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1918|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 1936|
Accidental Shot Kills HS YOUTH, Bruce Anderson Yuma Valley lad shot thru head. Bruce Lynn Anderson 17 Year old youth and Yuma Union high school senior, came to his death Sunday morning as result if a bullet from a .38 calibre double action revolver accidentally fired by James Moser, 17, which entered his left eye and came out at the base of his skull, just to the right of center, a coroner's jury decided following an inquest conducted this morning by coroner E A Freeman. 10am Sunday the accident occurred shortly after 10 o'clock Sunday morning. it was said, and the youth died at the Yuma General Hospital shortly before Noon. Mosser testified that young Anderson, who lived with his parents, Mr and Mrs. William R Anderson, ranchers, at Avenue B and 11th Street, had spent the night with him at the Walter Moser home, eight street and Date Avenue. Look Over Guns Sunday morning, Moser said. they looked over a collection of guns owned by the Moser youth's father, and then fired a few rounds outside the house Returning to the house Moser, in demonstrating a sholder holster, fouled the hammer of the gun on the holster on his coat and discharged the gun. Born in Des Moines, IA., Nov 29, 1918, Anderson came to the Yuma valley with his parents five years ago. Surviving ar the parents, four sisters and a brother, Services at Johnson's Funeral arrangements had not been completed today, it was announced at the Johnson Mortuary, but services will be held at the Johnson chapel, with the Rev. Harold Cole officiating. The time of the services has not been determined pending word from relatives. Funerals services will be held at the Chonson chapel at 10am Tuesday with Rev. Harold Cole officiating. Interment will take place in the Yuma cemetery.
My Grandmother apparently Knew this boy.. she had several pictures of them together and him and the obituary and some notes about how nice he always was to her in her scrap book.
AZ Death Cert says: Accidental gun shot to left eye.
s/o William B and Limea Lynn Anderson Route #1, Yuma, interred 9/22/36 Yuma Cemetery
William Bruce Anderson (1885 - 1957)
Desert Lawn Memorial Park
Plot: Garden of Desert Lawn, Section H, Lot 14, Space 1
Created by: Carol Gathright
Record added: Dec 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17137958