Obituary of William Preston "Pat" Giddeon, Sr.
1893-1969

William Preston Giddeon, 75, died Monday in a local hospital.

He was a native of Geneva, Ala., but had resided here the last 10 years. He was a member of the Bethel Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include the widow, Mrs. Ada V. Giddeon of Pensacola; four sons, Kenneth Ray Giddeon of Anderson, S.C., James Carl, William Preston Jr., and Watson Wayne Giddeon, all of Pensacola; two daughters, Mrs. Jeanette Manwell of Vancouver, Wash., and Mrs. Lois Hemmer of Pensacola; a brother, Ralph Giddeon of Panama City and 12 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 1 p. m. Wednesday in McNeil Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Burl Matthews officiating.

Burial will be in Concord Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Jay with McNeil Funeral Home directing.

SOURCE: William Preston Giddeon obituary, Pensacola, Florida, The Pensacola News-Journal, Tuesday, 22 April 1969.

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