HOY, James T. 1843-1925
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Date: 3/22/2015 at 08:26:41
Former Grundy Man Dies in Waterloo
James T. Hoy died at his home in Waterloo Tuesday evening of complications incident to old age.
Mr. Hoy's remains will be laid by the side of his wife in the Grundy Center cemetery. Funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian church in Grundy Center at 2:30 Friday afternoon. The services will be conducted by Hesperia Lodge, A.F.&A.M., of Traer, of which Mr. Hoy was the last charter member.
All Master Masons of Grundy Center lodge who can are requested to meet at 2 o'clock at the lodge room and attend the services in a body.
Mr. Hoy was born Oct. 11th, 1843, in Scotland. He came to Canada about fifty years ago. He came to this county in an early day and in partnership with M. A. Buchan he operated a grocery store at Conrad about the time the railroad was built there. He owned 80 acres of land in Clay township which is now a part of the Ray King farm. From Grundy county he went to Cedar Falls and later to Waterloo where he had in late years made his home with one of his daughters.
He was married to Miss Christina Buchan while living in this county. His wife was the only sister of M. A. and Alex Buchan. The wife died seven years ago and she was buried here.
Mr. Hoy prepared his own obituary before his death and this will be read at the funeral service.
The surviving children are Mrs. Crooke and Mrs. A. E. Gnagy, of Waterloo, and Andrew W. Hoy, from Palo Alto, California.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 6 August 1925, pg 1
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