The Caddo Herald
December 19, 1930
G. A. Boydstun, Pioneer Died Sunday at Home
George A. Boydstun died at 5 o’clock Sunday afternoon at his home a mile northwest of Caddo after an illness of a year.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist Church Monday afternoon at 3 o’clock, conducted by Rev. Gray Carter, minister of the Church of Christ, of which deceased was a member. Interment in Caddo Cemetery.
The funeral was attended by a large number of friends and relatives.
Mr. Boydstun lacked but two weeks of being 76 years old. He came to this country in 1872 and settled near Caddo. He led an active life of farming and stock raising; was a man respected by all who knew him for his many sterling qualities.
Deceased was of those pioneers who labored so much to make of this a civilized country.
Mr. Boydstun has been a subscriber of The Caddo Herald 38 years and of the Banner before that time. He was known for his strict integrity and kindly acts of neighborliness. Mr. Boydstun was survived by his wife Mrs. Jane Boydstun, and two sisters, Mrs. Bill Masterson of Anadarko and Mrs. Goff of Oklahoma City. He is also survived by the following children: John F. Boydstun of Roswell, New Mexico, Mrs. Lucetta Jones, Santa Barbara, California, A. E. Boydstun and Ellis Boydstun of Caddo, Mrs. S. G. Pherigo of Okmulgee, Mrs. Harry Haigh of Durant, and Mrs. R. H. Evans of Caddo. Two brothers, R. L. Boydstun and T. H. Boydstun of Wolff, Oklahoma also survive him. He was also survived by thirty-three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.