Alfred L. Rawnsley


Alfred L. Rawnsley

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 30 Sep 1964 (aged 73)
Smyrna, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Section D, Lot 44W
Memorial ID 84952071 View Source

Alfred L. Rawnsley, 73, died yesterday at Smyrna. His wife was the late Pearl M. Rawnsley.

A native of Wilmington, Mr. Rawnsley spent all of his life in this area. He was a 50-year member of Musicians' Local 311 and was a drummer in a number of bands throughout his lifetime, including the Old Friendship Band, the First Regiment Band and bands conducted by Norris Robinson.

He was a graduate of the Peabody Institute in Baltimore and a World War I veteran.

Mr. Rawnsley was a member of St. David's Episcopal Church on Grubb Road and was honorary head usher at the church.

Services will be tomorrow morning at 10:30 at St. David's Church. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.

(The Morning News, Wilmington, DE, 1 Oct 1964 (Thursday), Page 7)

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