Richard Guy Backus

Putnam, Washington County, New York, USA
Death 5 Aug 1980 (aged 88)
Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 202711907 · View Source
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Richard Guy Backus of 296 Sterling Rd. Princeton, Mass., died Tuesday (Aug 5, 1980), in Sterling, Mass.

Mr. Backus was born March 2, 1892 in Putnam, the son of Ernest and Emma (Sinclair) Backus. He was the widower of Orpha (Vaughn) Backus. He was a member of the Seventh day Adventist Church of Sterling.

Survivors are: his wife Merle Backus,; two sons, Royce Backus of Glens Falls and James Backus of Princeton; four daughters, Mrs. Elias (Doris) Manley, Mrs. Seward (Elva) Washburn and Mrs. John (Vera) Rainbow, all of Hudson Falls, and Mrs. Dulcie Knickerbocker of Glens Falls; a brother, Emmett Backus of Putnam; two sisters, Miss Ina Backus and Mrs. John (Effie) Delarm both of Putnam; 13 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday in Moss Street Cemetery, Kingsbury, by the Rev. Lawrence Larson, pastor of Gospel Lighthouse Church of Hudson Falls.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight at the Queen Chapel, 658 Main St., Lancaster, Mass. Local arrangements are under the direction of the Carleton Funeral Home, 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

The Post-Star, Glens Falls, New York - Thu 7 Aug 1980

Royce William Backus 1916-1990
Doris Irene Backus Manley 1917-2000
Dulcie Fern Backus 1919-2005
Vera Inabelle Backus Rainbow 1926-2012
Elma Vida Backus 1929-1929
Elva Vita Backus Washburn 1929-2011
James Backus 1931 - between 2005 - 2011

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  • Created by: Backus Family History
  • Added: 4 Sep 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 202711907
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Guy Backus (2 Mar 1892–5 Aug 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 202711907, citing Moss Street Cemetery, Hudson Falls, Washington County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Backus Family History (contributor 47039629) .