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Joseph Cecil Ferrell

Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Death 3 Feb 1947 (aged 30)
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA
Plot Nicholas/Ferrell
Memorial ID 37176364 · View Source
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Joseph C Ferrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ferrell of near Broadway and owner of a filling station in North Lima in Mahoning County, was killed yesterday afternoon and his wife, Irene, aged 29, was injured when the Ferrell car crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer near Akron.

It is understood that Mr. and Mrs. Ferrell were returning to their home in North Lima after a visit here with Mr. Ferrell's parents when the accident occurred. Mr. Ferrell was a brother of Willie Ferrell, a member of this year's Broadway high school basketball team.

The driver of the truck, a resident of Greensburg, Ohio, was released pending further investigation of the collision. (Marysville Tribune, 4 Feb 1947)

"Joe C" served in U.S. Air Force as a tailgunner in the Billy Mitchell aircraft in the European theatre in World War II.

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Joseph C. Ferrell, 1916, Military Insignia, 1947





  • Created by: Cathy Ferrell DeNu
  • Added: 17 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37176364
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Cecil Ferrell (22 Sep 1916–3 Feb 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37176364, citing Niles City Cemetery, Niles, Trumbull County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Cathy Ferrell DeNu (contributor 47128475) .