Their second son, Hnl,. vitio died in 1938 assisted his father in the oper;\tion pf the
company until his untiraely death. Of their other three sons, Mr, John Schenck, Jr.
is noTj ivith both the CleveL-ind Mill & Power Company and the Lily Mills Company; Dr.
Sam Schenck is a surgeon of note in Shelby; and Mr, Jean Schenck is vdth the Lily
Mills Company of Shelby,
Mr, Schenck, 4 years ago, married Mrs, John Manness, who survives. He also is '
survived by one sister, Mrs, Minnie RamScOir, and the three sons, John, Sam, and Jean^
as well as by 5 grandchildren,
Mr, Schcnck patented a number of inventions xvhich wore a great help to the oper
ation of his as veil as other mills.
We remember'Mr, John Schenck as a leader, as an inventor, as a pioneer of the
textile industry, as a vjriter, as a speaker, and as a religious leader. Yet most of
all v:e remember him as a friend of the people of Lavmdale and of all people with vjhom
he came in contact,
Mr, Schenck was a loyal member of the Lavmdale Baptist Church and always took an
active interest in religious work,
Mr, Schonck was worried at the leftist tendencies of the present administration
end never hesitated to let it be known.
Those of us here, as vjelJ. as those of you in Service who knew him, have lost a
friend and benefactfir. But in a truer sense, v;e have not lost him;'he is not dead,
Kis'vrcrks live on; he lives in the hearts of those ho loved. Truly, immortality is
Tech/5th Grade Royal A, Hamby Killed in Action
Mrs; Royal A, Hnmby of Casar has been notified by the Vfar Department that her
husbrnd, T/5 Hamby was killed in action on Luzon on February 10, .1945,
Mri Hamby was in the Infantry and had been stationed in the Pacific for several
Mr, Hamby’s hcne is near Cassr and prior to his induction Jji the Armed Seiyices
was emcilQyed by Cleveland Mill rxid Power .Compan.y,.
He has a sister, Miss Hattie Hamby ;vho is at present working
for this Compojiji',
'Mr, Hamby was 29 years of age and is sur'/ived by hi^s^
wife, the foroer Miss Jocelyn V/iggins and tv;o'children^
Mayreece and Allen, His .pai’erlts, Mr. and Mrs, Gar- v
field Hamby' also survive as \vell as several brothers
T/hile Mr, Hamby did not live in Lavmdale, he had
many friends here among his former co—workers and all
are saddened by his death,'
T/5 Hamby gave his all fighting for the Countiy he
loved, and for his loved ones at homfe. May all of us strive
to live so as to make ourselves worthy of his Supremo Sacri
/•^_The Hoover Rail Staff joins the commvmity-a.t-large in
tending sincerest sympathy to Tech/5 Hamby*s wife
children and to his entire frxdly.