Obituary – William C. Fowler
East Liverpool Crisis
Contributed by Cheryl Ayres
MANY YEARS A CITIZEN
W.C. Fowler Passed Away After
William C. Fowler, of Sixth street, died at his home yesterday noon, after an illness of 10 months. Death came as a result of stomach trouble.
Mr. Fowler was born near West Point October 8,1856, and has been a resident of East Liverpool thirty years. He was employed at Goodwil’s pottery as a dipper, and held that position 17 years previous to his sickness. He was a member of the dippers local union. Two months after he as confined to his bed he greatly improved, and was able for a short time to walk out of doors. He was a member of the M.E. church.
Deceased leaves four sisters and one brother–Mrs. Isaac Huff, of Hancock county; Mrs. George Mountford, of Simms addition; Mrs. Flora Thompson, of West Market street; Mrs. John Rigby, of Fifth street, and George Fowler, who resided with the deceased.
The funeral services will be held at the house to morrow at 2:30 p.m. The Dippers union will attend in a body. Interment in Riverview cemetery.
Note: William C. Fowler & his siblings are c/o Joseph Fowler & Matilda Green. Joseph Fowler is s/o Richard Fowler & Elizabeth Baker of Hancock Co. WV.