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Leslie "Scotty" Cathcart, 1900-1970

Centerville Iowegian – 17 April 1970
  CENTERVILLE – Leslie (Scotty) Cathcart, 69, resident of 629 Park Avenue, Centerville, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital Thursday, April 16, 1970 at 8:45 p.m.  He had been in ill health since September and a hospital patient for one day.
  Born April 28, 1900 near Jerome, he was the son of Leslie Fleming and Jean Ross Cathcart.  On May 5, 1929, he united in marriage with Janet Gillespie in Lancaster, Mo., and she survives his passing.
  He was a member of the Gospel Chapel and had lived in Centerville for the past 28 years.  He was a retired miner and road construction employee.
  Preceding him in death were his parents, a brother, David Cathcart, and a sister, Mary Cathcart.
  Survivors, beside his widow, include three brothers, James of Centerville, John of Jerome, and William of Cheyenne, Wyo.; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Neal) Bear of Centerville and Mrs. J. F. (Emma) Feaster of Des Moines.
  Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. from Miller-Wehrle Funeral Home.  John Lewis will officiate assisted by Ferne Van Antwerp.  Burial will be in Jerome Cemetery. A memorial payable to the Children’s Christian Home in Colorado Springs has been established.  Memorials may be given at the funeral home or at Norris Motors on North Main Street.
  The family will be at the funeral home Saturday from 7 to 8 p.m.

Centerville Iowegian – 28 April 1970
  Leslie Cathcart, better known as Scotty, went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday April 16, 1970.  He had been in failing health since September but a hospital patient for only one day.  He was born April 28, 1900 near Jerome, Iowa, the son of L. F. and Jean Ross Cathcart.
  He united in marriage with Janet S. Gillespie May 5, 1929 in Lancaster, Mo.  After leaving his parents’ farm he was employed by the coal mines, by the Centerville Ice Co. and in road construction work until his retirement in 1966.
  Leslie accepted Christ as his personal Savior April 26, 1964 and was in happy fellowship with the Christians who meet at the Gospel Chapel in Centerville.
  His parents, a brother, David, and a sister Mary Ellen Cathcart preceded his in death.
  Besides his widow he leave two sisters, Mrs. Frank Neal Bear, and Mrs. J. F. (Emma) Feaster, three brothers, James and John of Centerville and William of Cheyenne, Wyoming, many other relatives and a host of friends.
  Funeral services were conducted Sunday, April 19, 1970, from the Miller-Wehrle Funeral Home with John Lewis and Ferne Van Antwerp officiating.  James McKendrick sang two numbers “Till He Come” and “Midst of Darkness.”
  Pall bearers were two nephews, James Feaster and Willlliam Medland and four great nephews, James Richard, Jack and Paul Oden.
  Internment was in the Jerome Cemetery.

Gravestone of 
Leslie "Scotty" Cathcart and Janet Gillespie Cathcart
in the Jerome Cemetery
Row 9, Block 27, Lot 1
Centerville Iowegian – 29 April 1978
Card of Thanks
  We wish to thank all those who extended comfort and sympathy during the illness and at the time of the death of our husband and brother.  Or the prayers, the visits, flowers, food, memorials and other acts of kindness we are most grateful.  We would not forget the faithfulness and the kindness of Dr. Leffert who was ever ready and willing to come when we needed him.
Mrs. Leslie Cathcart
Mrs. Frank Bear
Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Feaster
Mr. and Mrs. James Cathcart
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cathcart
Mr. and Mrs. John Cathcart
Centerville Iowegian – 22 April 1978
  Those from out of town attending the funeral of Leslie Cathcart were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cathcart of Cheyenne, Wyo., Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Feaster and Mr. and Mrs. Dan Moore of Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Feaster, Houston, Texas, Mrs. H. Hatcher, Fulton, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beer, San Antonio, Texas, Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Hendershot, Ann and Lynn of Newton, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Medland, Keosauqua, Mr. and Mrs. George Hansen and children, Hudson, Ia., Gerald Fiferlick, Lehigh, Ia., Mrs. W. C. Jensen, Mrs. Russell Mastain, Mrs. Adolph Vought, Mr. and Mrs. Langley Jensen, Hudson, Ia., Mrs. Marcus Nelson, Bob Davis, Traer, Ia., Mr. and Mrs. Dale Gillespie, Cambridge, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. Claude Dooley, Bettendorf, Barney Massa, Moline, Ill., Mr. and Mrs. James Mc Kendrick, Kirksville, Mo.,  Mr. and Mrs. Doug Prather, Russell, Ia., Oval Brown, Unionville, Mo.

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