Obit: Kayhart, Roy (1878 - 1922)

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----Source: Greenwood Gleaner 2/23/1922


Roy Kayhart was born on the farm upon which he spent most of his life, Nov. 7, 1878. A short time after finishing his schooling he took over the entire management of the home farm and became one of Clark County's progressive farmers.

He also took a vital interest in the local affairs of the community, having been connected with the Farmers and Merchants Bank of Greenwood as one of its directors since its organization, as well as having been connected with several other local enterprises for the betterment of the community.

He was united in marriage in April 1913 to Nellie Ward of Antigo. To this union three children were born, Mildred, Irene and Inez.

He was fatally injured by one of his horses the evening of Feb. 13, 1922. The following morning hew was taken to the Marshfield Hospital where everything that human agency could do was done to aid in his recovery, but his injuries were too severe and he passed away without regaining consciousness early Saturday morning Feb. 18, 1922. He leaves to mourn, besides the relatives above mentioned, his mother, two sisters, Mrs. Fred Draper of Loyal and Mrs. Wm. Swann of Neillsville, besides numerous relatives more distant and a host of friends.

The funeral services were held from the Methodist Church of Neillsville, Tuesday, the Rev. W. T. Scott officiating, with Masonic services at the cemetery, where he was laid to rest beside the remains of his father who was accidentally killed in the same barn eleven years previous.



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