Covington, KY Crushed and Killed Between Rail Cars, Aug 1917
The London Sentinel newspaper, London, KY
Thursday 9 August 1917; front Page, Column 5
Joe Catching Killed At Covington
Mr. Joe Catching, son of Mr. J. F. Catching of this county, who held a position as yard switchman at Covington, was caught between two cars and crushed to death Saturday night about 7 o'clock.
His remains were brought to London on the early Monday morning train, and then conveyed to the home of his father near Piney Grove. His body was laid to rest in the Ward graveyard in the presence of a large crowd of sorrowing relatives and friends.
He leaves a wife and four small children, father, six brother(sic), sister, and a large number of other relatives and friends to mourn his untimely death.
Mr. Catching was a quiet, industrious young man and was well thought of by all who knew him. His family has the sympathy of the entire community in their sad bereavement.
Joseph 'Joe' I. Catching
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