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Thomas Stonehouse, San Angelo, Texas  Dec 16, 1920, 95 years old, treasurer of Irion County, from the date of its organization in 1880 until he resigned  two years ago, died Wednesday (Dec 15) at his home in Rankin, Upton County, it was learned here today. Stonehouse was a veteran of the Mexican War and the War between the States. A wife and several children survive.
RF McKay, San Angelo, Texas, Feb 5, 1928 R F McKay died at McCamey Saturday night (Feb 4) as a result of gunshot wounds sustained at his filling station near McCamey.
Charles C Henderson, Big Spring, May 7, 1929 Charles Henderson, 29, oilfield worker was instantly killed Monday night nine miles south of Big Spring, when his car ran into a load of pipe. The car was demolished. He is survived by his wife of McCamey.Funeral arrangements are pending.
C F FORTUNE, McCamey, Texas Nov 30, 1931 --McCamey city commissioner died on Monday Nov. 30..
R C Harlan, 2/16/1933 San Angelo, Texas  -----R C Harlan, 56 one of the organizers of Upton County, for ten years it's County Clerk , and owner of the Harlan Hotel there,  died at Rankin Thursday of bronchial pneumonia. He was largely instrumental  in the moving of Upton County seat from Upland twelve years ago. He will be buried here Friday afternoon.
LEE BURROW, July 15, 1934 Lee Burrow driver of a daily ice truck from McCamey to Texon, was killed Sunday on the highway nine miles east of McCamey, when his heavily loaded ice truck crashed into a concrete culvert at the side of the highway and burned .The impact telescoped the cab of the truck and crushed Burrow. Burrow's body was not found until several hours afterward. He lived here five years. Surviving is his father of El Campo.
G W WEAVER Sept 30,1936  George W Weaver 26, oil well tool dresser, was found fatally wounded in a hotel room here Sunday. A large caliber pistol lay beside him.  Friends said he had been despondent for several days.
Priest Tommy, 9, San Angelo, July 20, 1939 Tommy Priest Rankin youth stricken with infantile paralysis died early Thursday while in the iron lung in the hospital. here. He was stricken Thursday. The youth was the son of Mr and Mrs Roy Priest of Rankin. Priest is a former District Attorney.
McCAMEY -- Eddie Armendarez died Dec. 2, 2007. He was 71.

Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Dec. 5 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Burial will be in Resthaven Cemetery.
Power Official Dies Of Electric Burns McCAMEY (AP) Joe N. Edgingtqn, 37, vice-president of the Pecos Valley Power and Light company, died in a hospital here Tuesday ( June 18, 1937) of burns received on June 8 when he contacted a power line arrying 66,000 volts of electricity, He. was burned while Inspecting a lightning arrester K at the company plant, 12 miles west of here. Survivors include the widow, one daughter, the parents, one brother and three sisters. Big Spring Herald June 19, 1937. 

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