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George Noble Moyer

  • Birth 8 Dec 1860 Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 21 Feb 1952 Fulton County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Laketon, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 31601580

Wabash Plain Dealer, February 21, 1952
George N. Moyer, founder of the Laketon Nurseries at Laketon, died this morning at the home of a son there, after an illness of one week with pneumonia and complications. He was 91 years old.
Mr. Moyer founded the Laketon Nursery in 1880 and was the oldest active nurseryman in Indiana. He was a member of the Indiana State Nursery Association.
The deceased was born Dec. 8, 1860 in Wabash county in the Pleasant Hill community, the son of Jesse and Eliza (Hoover) Moyer. He resided in the same neighborhood throughout his entire life.
The survivors are two sons: Robert Moyer of Gilead and John Moyer of Laketon; four daughters, Mrs. Charles Speicher, Evanston, Ill.; Mrs. Noel Schaull, Muncie; Mrs. Carl Zimpleman, North Manchester and Mrs. Walter Pierson, Laketon. His wife passed away in 1941.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 Saturday afternoon at the Laketon E.U.B., where Mr. Moyer was a member. The Rev. Howard Steele, Washington Center, will be the officiating minister, assisted by Rev. W. K. Dickinson and Rev. Mumford, Laketon. Burial will be made in the Laketon cemetery.
The body is at the Moyer-Haupert Funeral Home in Akron and will be removed to the late residence of the deceased, where friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday.

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Logansport Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Thursday, February 21, 1952, Page 7
George Moyer Passes Away
ROCHESTER, Ind. — George N. Moyer, 91, one of the oldest nurserymen in the state of Indiana, died at 3:35 o'clock Thursday morning at the home of his son, John, in Laketon. Death resulted from pneumonia.
Born Dec. 8, 1860 in Wabash county, he was the son of Jesse and Eliza (Hoover) Moyer. In 1880 he founded the Laketon nursery, one of the first in the state. Well known throughout the state, he was a-member of the Indiana State Nursery Association and the Laketon EUB church: His wife preceded him in deatn in 1941.
Surviving are: two, sons, John of Laketon and Robert of Gilead; four daughters, Mrs. Charles Speicher of Evanston, Ill., Mrs. Noel Schaull of Muncie, Ind.; Mrs. Carl Zimpleman of North Manchester, Ind., and Mrs. Walter Pierson of Laketon.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the Laketon "EUB. church. The Rev. Howard Steele of Washington Center, assisted by the; Revs. W. K Dickinson and Mumford of Laketon, will officiate. Burial will be in the Laketon cemetery.
The body will be removed from the Moyer-Haupert funeral home at Akron to the residence in Laketon where friends may call after 2 o'clock Friday afternoon.


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  • Maintained by: Jason Townsend
  • Originally Created by: v f
  • Added: 21 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31601580
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Noble Moyer (8 Dec 1860–21 Feb 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31601580, citing Laketon Cemetery, Laketon, Wabash County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Jason Townsend (contributor 47064954) .