HOBART HARSIN

HOBART HARSIN 71, DIES OF BURNS AFTER HOME BLAZE
A 71 YEAR OLD MADISON MAN, HOBART HARSIN, DIED AT 10:30 P.M. SATURDAY AT GENERAL HOSPITAL IN LOUISVILLE, 12 HOURS AFTER HAVING BEEN SEVERELY BURNED IN A FIRE AT HIS HOME, 319 E FIFTH STREET. HARSIN, A RETIRED FARMER FROM TRIMBLE COUNTY, DIED AS A RESULT OF THIRD DEGREE BURNS OVER 40 PER CENT OF HIS BODY, ACCORDING TO LLOYD ROEMELE, JEFFERSON COUNTY (KY) CORONER AT LOUISVILLE. MADISON VOLUNTEER FIREMAN WERE CALLED OUT AT 10:51 A.M. SATURDAY WHEN MRS. CLEO SPALDING DISCOVERED THE FIRE. MRS. SPALDING TOLD MADISON POLICE SHE FOUND HARSIN LYING ON THE FLOOR WITH FIRE ALL AROUND HIM.
POLICE SAID IT WAS PROBABLE THAT HARSIN, WHO USED A WHEEL CHAIR, ACCIDENTALLY KNOCKED OVER A HEATER, CAUSING AN EXPLOSION AND THE FIRE.
HARSIN WAS RUSHED TO KING'S DAUGHTER'S HOSPITAL FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT AND TRANSFERRED TO GENERAL HOSPITAL IN LOUISVILLE.
HE WAS A NATIVE OF CARROLL COUNTY, BUT HAD MOVED TO MILTON SEVERAL YEARS AGO. HE HAD BEEN A MADISON RESIDENT ONLY A SHORT WHILE AT THE TIME OF HIS DEATH. HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE METHODIST CHURCH.
HE IS SURVIVED BY SIX SONS: THURMAN AND ROBERT HARSIN, BOTH OF MADISON; ALVIN HARSIN, LOUISVILLE, ALTON AND NORMAN HARSIN, BOTH OF UTAH; AND JACK HARSIN, CARROLLTON; AND TWO DAUGHTERS; MRS REBA BUCHANAN, FORT THOMAS, KY; AND MISS ANN HARSIN , OF UTAH.
FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY AT 10 AM AT THE WOOD & OAKLEY FUNERAL HOME IN MILTON. BURIAL WILL BE IN MOFFETT CEMETERY. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE FUNERAL HOME."

 

Ancestors:  Hobart Harsin -> Leon Harsin -> Linton Harsin -> George Harsin -> Garret Harsin


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