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Samuel Roy Moneymaker
(Lewiston Morning Tribune -May 22, 1992)

Submitted by:
Jim Moneymaker

Samuel Roy MoneymakerUniontown,Washington - Rosary for retired Uniontown farmer Roy Moneymaker will be recited at 7:30 p.m. tonight at St. Boniface Catholic Church at Uniontown with Rev. Anton Flour of Uniontown officiating. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Paul S. Vevik at 11 a.m. Saturday, also at St. Boniface Catholic Church. Burial will be at the Uniontown Catholic Cemetery. The 84-year-old Uniontown man died of cancer Tuesday at his home. The son of Samuel David and Rachel Addie Cox Moneymaker, he was born Sept. 27, 1907 at Knoxville, Tenn., and attended schools in Tennessee. Before moving west to Uniontown in 1927, he worked in the mines in Tennessee and North Carolina. In 1927, he began farming in the Uniontown area and married Bertilla Heitstuman Sept. 27, 1938, at Uniontown. She died July 17, 1969. He continued to farm until 1945, when he began working as a warehouseman for the Uniontown Co-op, a job he held until 1951. He then worked for the Johnson (Washington) Union Warehouse until 1957, when he returned to farming in the Uniontown area and retired in 1972. A communicant of St. Boniface Catholic Church, he served for many years as a volunteer fireman for the Uniontown Fire Department. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening. Survivors include three sons, Daniel Moneymaker of Knoxville and David Moneymaker and Maurice Moneymaker, both of Uniontown; 11 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Six brothers and a sister died previously.


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