2211. Richard D. McCuistion was born on 19 May 1890. He died on 19 March 1941 at the age of 50 in Fort Stockton, Pecos County, Texas.2353 R. D. McCuistion, 51, pumper living on the lease of the Krupp-Flaherty Oil Corporation in the Lehnfield 24 miles northeast of Fort Stockton, was killed Wednesday when his car left the highway 8 miles northeast of Fort Stockton and overturned four times.
Members of the exploration crews operated out of Fort Stockton by Robert H. Ray, Inc., arrived soon after the accident and found Mr. McCuistion barely alive. They placed him in their pickup and brought him to a Fort Stockton hospital, but he was dead on arrival there, apparently as a result of head and chest injuries.
Mr. McCuistion came to Pecos County 14 months ago from Brownwood to work for the oil firm, stated Mr. Flaherty, who came from Midland Thrusday morning to aid with funeral plans. His wife Mrs. Effie McCuistion and a daughter, Miss Ella Mae, live in Brownwood and were enroute here Thrusday to complete funeral plans. Burial was tentatively planned in Hamilton, former home of the family, Mr. Flaherty said, "No services were planned here."
A brother, A. E. McCuistion lives in Big Springs.
The McCuistion car apparently went out of control as a result of a blowout. Veering into a ditch on the rightside of the road, and then out across the left, where it struck loose gravel and turned over 4 times. The car was demolished.
McCuistion body was brought to Indian Gap to the home of his father-in-law, Tobe Spivey, where it remained until Saturday afternoon, when funeral service were conducted by Bro. O. O. O. Newton at the Pottsville Cemetary.
Pallbearers were Elmer Hurley, Dick Hurley, Earnest Bryan, R. L. Spivey, and Orville Spivey.
Flower girls were Georgia Marie Hurley, Meda Faye Simmions, Billye Lee Graham, Dora Spivey, Lena V. Landsey, Lucy Witizscher and Edna Harris.
McCuistion is survived by his wife, a daughter, his father, six brothers and two sisters. One brother, R. T. McCuistion was only close relative present for the funeral. Other out-of-town relatives here were Mrs. W. M. Brooks of Wichita Falls, Mr. & Mrs. E. H. Bryan of Loraine, Mr. & Mrs. George Barton of Brownwood and Mr. & Mrs. Arl Spivey and daughter of Joinerville. He has reference number RM 5585 - GKM 1784/1777/3209 - LBM 5-336.
Richard D. McCuistion and Effie Spivey were married.2354 Effie Spivey, daughter of Tobe Elise Spivey and Sally Elizabeth Honneycutt, was born on 3 January 1894 in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.2354 She died on 16 January 1980 at the age of 86 in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.2354 Mrs. Effie McCuistion, 86, of Hamilton died Wednesday, January 16 in a Hamilton nursing home. Services were held Saturday, January 19 at the Riley Funeral Chapel. William Van Winkle and Chris Frizzell were officiating. Burial was in Pottsville Cemetery.
She was a native of Hamilton. Born here on January 3, 1894 to the late Tobe and Sally Spivey. She was a nurse, wife and mother. She also was a member of the Church of Christ. She had lived in Hamilton for the past 21 years.
Her husband Richard D. McCuistion preceded her in death in 1939. Survivors include a daughter, Ella Mae Kirk of Houston, five sisters, Ella Hurley and Talma Hurley of Hamilton, Essie Bryant of Fort Worth, Evie Brooks and Lula Elkins of Alney. One brother, Orville Spivey of Indian Gap. Four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was buried on 19 January 1980 in Pottsville, Hamilton County, Texas.2355 Services for Effie were conducted at Riley Funeral Chapel by William Van Winkle and Chris Frizzil. Effie was Church of Christ in Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas.2355
Richard D. McCuistion-5585 and Effie Spivey-20095 had the following children: