Obituary Details

Earl Williams

(11/30/-0001 - 04/30/1949)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 05/05/1949

Son of Local Woman Killed at Riverton

Earl Williams, 49, son of Mrs. R.H. Williams and brother of Mrs. William G. Watt of Lusk, was killed near Riverton, Saturday, when he came in contact with hot wires while working on a REA power line.

He was making what is known as a "hot tap," when he was electrocuted. The accident occurred about 10 o'clock in the morning.

Funeral services were being held in Riverton Wednesday. Another sister, Mrs. Helen Graham, came here from Sheridan and drove with Mrs. Watt and Mrs. Williams to Hudson Tuesday. Earl Williams and his wife operated a mink farm at Hudson besides his work with the REA.

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