WELL KNOWN MAN DIES TODAY AT HOSPITAL HERE
Submitted by Lisakay (Massey) Hill
Sept. 25, 2001
Funeral Services for D. S. Massey, Well Known Citizen Will Be Held Tomorrow.
D. S. (David Shepherd) Massey, a native of Fayetteville and member of a well known and
esteemed family of the community, died in Pittman Hospital at two o'clock
this morning after and illness of eight weeks.
Mr. Massey, who was born on Massey Hill, a southern suburb of the city,
February 6, 1856, was known to many of the older citizens here and was well
liked. About 40 years ago he went to Texas, where he has since resided. He
is survived by two sisters, Mrs. I.C. Bond and Mrs. Mary Parker both of
The Funeral services will be held at 10 o'clock Sunday morning, from Massey
Hill Baptist church.
The remains will be taken to the church from the residence of Mrs. I.C. Bond
on Russel Street. The interment will be in the Massey family graveyard.
Following will be the pall-bearers A.E. Martin. ? J. Kennedy, Edward McLean,
Frank Barrett, John Hair, and R.L. Wemyss. (Fayetteville Observer May 1922)
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