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Rev Carney Cedrick Fesler
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1885
Bourbon
Crawford County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1927
Ironton
Iron County
Missouri, USA

Carney Cedrick Fesler received the Carnegie Hero Medal. The Bio below was copied from carnegiehero.org website.

Carney C. Fesler died attempting to save Ivy E. Ricketts from drowning, Arcadia, Missouri, July 22, 1927. While wading in Lake Killarney, Miss Ricketts, 45, unexpectedly got into deep water and sank. Fesler, 43, clergyman, waded from the bank 20 feet and then dived toward the point where Miss Ricketts had disappeared. He did not rise. Both were drowned. 27465-2195



 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius Carney Fesler (1858 - 1905)
  Ethel Elizabeth Martin Fesler (1857 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Giboney Ranney Fesler (1886 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Herbert Court Fesler (1916 - 1918)*
  Elizabeth Lucile Fesler (1922 - 2008)*
  Carney Cedrick Fesler (1923 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eldon D Fesler (1883 - 1956)*
  Carney Cedrick Fesler (1885 - 1927)
  Norris Rodney Fesler (1888 - 1970)*
  Merl Orla Fesler (1891 - 1951)*
  Herbert Emil Fesler (1894 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Greater love hath no man than this, that man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13

He was awarded the Carnegie medal for heroism
 
Burial:
New Lorimier Cemetery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec 1 Lot 16 Grave 1
 
Maintained by: Dana Fesler
Originally Created by: John Hinkle
Record added: May 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7435035
Rev Carney Cedrick Fesler
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Rev Carney Cedrick Fesler
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Rev Carney Cedrick Fesler
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A brave and noble gentleman who embodied all attributes of 2d Timothy 1:7. We remember him.
- Chaplain WMD USN (Ret)
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- Katie
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- brenda joyce
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