Researched & Submitted by Mary Rhodes

Wellsville Daily Reporter 10/30/1928

Transcribed by Jaylyn Thacher


Eugene Coats

Eugene Coats, a lifelong resident of Wellsville, died at the Jones Memorial Hospital Monday afternoon, October 29, 1928, at 2:30 o’clock.

He was 69 years old, born January 8, 1859, the son of William Coats and Mate Niles Coats. Forty-six years ago he was married to Sarah Horton.

He is survived by one son, William Coats of Wellsville, and one daughter, Mrs. Clara Kenney of Little Valley, also one granddaughter and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at two o’clock at the home of his son, William Coats, at 122 Farnum Street, Rev. J. G. York officiating. Burial will be in Bellamy Cemetery on Niles Hill.

Mr. Coats had the misfortune about two months ago to fall from his chair and sustain a broken hip. He was taken to the hospital and has been a patient there since that time.

This obituary was originally published as a photocopy scan on 4/08/2011. It was updated to a transcribed format on 7/02/2018 to make it easier to read.