Kinsey, Zebulon Bennett 1919

JAN. 13, 1919

Succumbs Following Week’s Illness; Resident Here 44 Years.

ZEBULON BENNETT KINSEY, aged 69, lifelong resident of East Liverpool, died at 5:30 o’clock this morning at his home, Stop 61 on the Y. & O. Death followed a week’s illness resulting from an attack of paralysis.
The deceased was born and reared at Georgetown, Pa. He came to this city 44 years ago and engaged in the cigar business on Second street–then the business district of East Liverpool. Seven years later he sold the cigar business and entered the confectionary business on the Diamond. Later he converted this business into a wall paper and notion store. Two years ago he removed his store from the Diamond to the rear of the Odd Fellows building on West Sixth street.
Mr. Kinsey was a lifelong member of the First Methodist Episcopal church. For the past four years he has acted as superintendent of the Sunday school at Ross Meadows. Beside his widow, deceased is survived by five children, Mrs. Ben D. Kinsey, Mrs. Ruby George and Mrs. Nina Deidrick, all of this city; Paul Kinsey of Wellsville and Wayne Kinsey of East Liverpool.
The remains will be brought from the late home to the residence of Mrs. B. D. Kinsey, 760 Dredsen avenue tomorrow morning. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Jesse J. Wyeth, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal church, officiating. Interment will be made in Riverview cemetery.