Mention of McKenney Feed Store in Obituary of Employee, Josiah Webb

This was published to the Chautauqua County, Kansas USGenweb site by Frieda Wells. It appeared in the Sedan Times Star on January 24, 1952

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Josiah J. Webb Dies Saturday, Jan. 19 After Long Illness

Josiah J. Webb died Saturday, Jan. 19, after a long illness. Mr. Webb’s health began to fail about eight years ago and he had been practically bedfast for the past four years. He was born Oct. 28, 1878. He came to Chautauqua County when a young man and had been a resident of the County for the past 50 years. From 1906-1908 he operated a livery barn in Sedan. He moved into the Springcreek neighborhood where he farmed until 1921 when and his family moved to Sedan where he has lived ever since. He assisted in the Ed Park, Frank Dungan and J. A. McKenney Feed stores until his health failed.

He is survived by his wife Bertha; one daughter, Mrs. Dora Barnett, Tollecon, Ariz., two sons Ralph Webb, Los Anamos, New Mexico and Eugene Webb, Independence, Kans.; one brother, Basil Webb, Parsons, Kans; three sisters, Mrs. R. F. Smith and Mrs. Clyde Adams both of Sedan and Mrs. Guy Fields, Vale , Oregon and two grandsons.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 2:30 p.m. at the Baird Chapel, with the Rev. J. Allen Wheeler officiating. Interment was in the Greenwood cemetery.

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