NAME: Cornwell, Howard Douglas
OBIT: 31 Mar 1943
LIVE WIRE IS FATAL HOWARD CORNWELL
Contact with a live wire while working on a dehydrator in the Oregon Basin oil field caused the instantaneous death on Saturday morning of Howard Douglas Cornwell of Cody. The young man has been employed by the Husky Refining company as roustabout for some time.
Howard Douglas Cornwell was born on July 20, 1912, at Goodrich, Wisconsin, and departed this life March 27, 1943, at Cody, Wyoming, aged 30 years and eight months. He leaves a mother, Mrs. Stella Cornwell, who resides on Lower Sage, two sisters, Mrs. Irma Scott, who resides with her family at Irra, Calif., and Mrs. Laura Scott, who with her family lives on Lower Sage; four brothers, Harold of Denver; Ralph of Worland; Norman and Carl of Cody.
Having lived in Lovell and Cody for the past 15 years deceased leaves a wide circle of friends in adition to the large family to mourn his untimely passing.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon at the Church of God on east Sheridan avenue in Cody, the Rev. Carrie Taylor, pastor, assisted by the Rev. W.G. Hardin of Thermopolis, conducting the rites. Interment was in Riverside cemetery.