Lloyd Fisher, Glendale Resident
Expires in Local Hospital
Story furnished by Clarence
Such was the headlines of a Spartanburg Herald
news article dated Friday, November 3, 1933.
Excerpts from that article stated that; “Lloyd Fisher, 25, found
unconscious on the roadside at East Spartanburg early Thursday morning,
died. He was hurt on the head and internally. So far as known by
hospital attendants, his injuries were yet a mystery.”
Excerpts from a news article appearing in the paper on November 4, 1933
“How Lloyd Fisher, 25, of Glendale
suffered the injuries of which he died before dawn Thursday remained a
mystery last night. A Coroner’s jury investigating his death had
returned a verdict in the afternoon that the youth died at the hand of
a person or persons unknown to the jury.”
According to Constable J.P. Bolton, the youth (Lloyd Fisher) told them
at the hospital that he had come to the county fair with several
companions, that he became separated from them at the fairground had
started walking home. On the Union road just beyond Duncan Park, he met
three Negroes who smelled of whiskey and trouble followed, one or more
of the Negroes striking him.
The youth said that he continued on toward his home in Glendale until he was struck by a large
car about midway between East Spartanburg depot and the Country Club.
The accident was said to have happened about 3 o’clock in the morning.
Survivors were; his wife, Mrs. Louise Fisher; a small son, Jimmy Lloyd
Fisher; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Fisher of Glendale; one brother, H. Fisher,
Gastonia; six sisters, Mrs. W. B. Lindsey, Glendale,
Mrs. L.M. Melton, Marion, N.C., Mrs. Ben Sentell, Glendale, Mrs. E.M. Moss, Saxon, Mrs. Earl
Pearson, Drayton and Miss Catherine Fisher, Glendale.
Funeral services were held at the Glendale
Baptist Church with interment following in the Glendale Community Cemetery with his
mother and father.
To read grave markers click on Glendale
All Spartanburg Herald Journal articles
courtesy of Spartanburg County Library.
Researched and written by;
Clarence E. Crocker, September 2013
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